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Idared Apple Tree 4-5ft Ready To Fruit,Mild Flavour,Late Season & Stores Well


Idared Apple Tree / Malus Domestica 'Idared', 4-5ft Tall


 These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


Widely known and loved cultivar of apple, renowned as a dessert apple.With a cropping period lasting from October to March.

Growing DetailsL

Common Name: Apple
Genus: Malus
Species: domestica
Cultivar: 'Idared'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well drained/light,Clay/heavy,AcidicChalky/alkaline
Rootstock: M26, 3-4M



The flavour and texture of the variety changes from complex acidic and crunchy in early September to more mellow and softer after storage.The trees grow to a height of 12 to 15 feet.They require rich soil, moderate watering, good drainage and full sun. When planting, space trees according to their ultimate size. To prevent corrective pruning later on, frequent light pruning during the tree's early years is required. It is recommended to prune mature trees to allow new growth and to permit sunlight to reach into the tree to discourage mildew.They will crop in two years with full crop achieved at 5-6 years.


NOT self-fertile


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For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.



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  1. Superb fruit tree 5

    Posted by Ken on 26th Dec 2020

    Superfast delivery. Excellent and secure packaging. When opened a really sturdy tree with a great root system. Fully recommend the nurseries to anyone planting an orchard