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Idared

Idared, with its bright crimson peel, is a large, crisp apple when first picked, with good flavor that becomes sweeter and more complex over time. After weeks or months in cold storage, it becomes a superb apple for sauce, pies, or as part of a cider blend. Its aromatic white flesh holds its shape when cooked, too. A late-season apple, Idareds are ready for harvest in October.

Discovered: 1935, Idaho

Parentage: Jonathan x Wagener

Harvest: Late Season

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The 2022 New England Apples wall calendar is here!

Every month features:

  • Beautiful photographs of New England orchards by Russell Steven Powell and Bar Lois Weeks (plus front and back covers — 14 in all);
  • Photographs and descriptions of a different apple; and
  • A health tip about the benefits of eating apples.

Inside the back cover is a list of orchards, complete with contact information and websites.

Order yours by sending $10 to:

New England Apples, PO Box 41, Hatfield, MA 01038

Price includes postage and handling.

Or better yet, support New England’s apple growers by becoming a member of New England Apple Association, and receive a calendar as our gift!

New England Apples individual membership form

For more information, write to info@newenglandapples.org.