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Redfield Apple Scionwood (Spring 2022)


A unique, late-season, red-fleshed apple.

This is an extremely cold-hardy (to zone 3), vigorous tree with slight resistance to fireblight and high resistance to scab. It has striking red wood and pink blossoms.

Redfield is a beautiful, large apple with a deep, dark red skin that wears a fine net of russet. The dramatically red flesh is firm and yields a red juice with a tart, aromatic, and astringent flavor. Redfield will not store for more than a couple of weeks, but it is a fantastic baking and preserves apple. Too acidic for fresh eating (for most palates), it has, however, found favor with cider makers; it makes a lovely, bittersweet, blush cider.

Developed by the Geneva research station in NY, Redfield is a cross of Wolf River and Malus niedzwetzkyana that was released in 1938.

Volume Pricing

Premiums are included in the following prices if applicable. These prices are for regular scion. Add $1 for clean scion.

Quantity Redfield Apple Scion
1 $12.00
2-5 $7.00
6-10 $6.00
11-99 $5.00
100+ $4.00

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$13.00 ea.

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Clean vs. Regular

Our clean scion is harvested from trees grown on G.16, which is extremely sensitive to viruses. These trees would not have survived if the scion contained viruses. Our clean wood has not been lab tested. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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This is an extremely cold-hardy (to zone 3), vigorous tree with slight resistance to fireblight and high resistance to scab. It has striking red wood and pink blossoms.

Redfield is a beautiful, large apple with a deep, dark red skin that wears a fine net of russet. The dramatically red flesh is firm and yields a red juice with a tart, aromatic, and astringent flavor. Redfield will not store for more than a couple of weeks, but it is a fantastic baking and preserves apple. Too acidic for fresh eating (for most palates), it has, however, found favor with cider makers; it makes a lovely, bittersweet, blush cider.

Developed by the Geneva research station in NY, Redfield is a cross of Wolf River and Malus niedzwetzkyana that was released in 1938.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Cider, Cold-Hardy, Red Flesh

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: cider, baking, jelly, sauce
Cider classification: bittersweet
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: red

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Wolf River x Malus niedzwetzkyana
Origin: Geneva, New York
Introduced in: 1938
Introduced by: NYSAES

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 3 - 7
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Nov 03 (approximate, in New York State) + 49 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Very Resistant
Fireblight: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Redfield Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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