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Apple 'Red Duchess'

More About 'Red Duchess'

  • Malus domestica 'Red Duchess'
  • Pale pink to white flowers
  • Medium to large-sized, red-skinned fruit
  • Flesh is white, fine and juicy with a tart flavour
  • Short storage life
  • Good for eating, best for pies and sauces
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Ripens: August

Zone:

3
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Red Duchess 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.


'Red Duchess' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green