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Apple 'Early Red One'

Malus pumila 'Early Red One'

Apple trees are deciduous and require long cold winters. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on optimal choices in terms of rootstock, varieties and cross pollinators. Early Red One is a dark red apple with creamy white, crisp flesh that riens in midsummer.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Early Red One trees flower in towards the end Spring. Apples are harvested midsummer.

Propagation

Cuttings
Graft or bud cultivar on rootstock.
Seed
Seed need about 3 months of cold stratification. Sow in Spring after cold treatment.

Special features

Attracts useful insects
Insects like bees and butterflies are needed for cross-pollination.
Crop rotation
Do ot plant an apple tree where an apple tree grew - replant diseases will restrict the new trees' growth.

Geography

Origin
USA
Natural climate
Cold Interior

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
White with pink buds
Scent
Mild

Problems

Apples have many insects that love the fruit too! Bolworm, codling moth, fruit flies will compete with you for a snack and diseases like Fusi, apple Mosaic Virus and Internal breakdown can spoil your crop.

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