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Apple 'Fireside'

Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries inc.

Photo Courtesy of Bailey Nurseries inc.

More About 'Fireside'

  • Malus domestica 'Fireside'
  • Pale pink to white flowers
  • Large, red, striped fruit with a sweet, pleasant flavour
  • Good for eating and has a good storage life
  • Crisp, sweet, juicy, greenish-white to yellow flesh
  • Resistant to cedar apple rust
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Ripens: Early October

Zone:

4
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Fireside Apple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Needs another apple cultivar or flowering crab in the neighbourhood for pollination and subsequent fruit production. Typically available in rootstocks E.M.26 (dwarf) and M.M.106 (semi-dwarf), and sometimes E.M.7 (very dwarf). Ultimate height and width of apple and other fruit trees depends on the pruning and production program.


'Fireside' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green