Go Back Apple Connell Red

Malus 'Connell Red'

Plant Type: Fruit Trees

(‘McIntosh’ x ‘Longfield’) University of Minnesota, 1943. A red blush mutation of ‘Fireside’ apple. Similar to ‘Fireside’ except that it has more intense red color. Hardy, heavy bearer. Large size. Excellent for eating or cooking. Distinctive flavor. Fruit keeps well until April or May. Unsuitable pollinator for ‘Fireside’.


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Flower Color

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Plant Spread

semi dwarf (12 x 12')

Good Companions

Plant Height

semi dwarf (12 x 12')

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Well drained.

Characteristics & Attributes


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Critter Resistance


Full sun

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