An attractive, highly disease-resistant apple, ideal for organic growers.
Burford Redflesh Apple Scionwood (Spring 2023)
A stunning, red-fleshed apple for landscaping or the kitchen. Also known as Burford's Red Flesh, Watermelon Apple .
The tree is midsized with deep purple leaves, and it produces a beautiful show of red bloom. No disease issues have been reported for this tree; it appears to be resistant to all major diseases.
Burford Redflesh produces a largish red apple that has stunning, watermelon-red flesh. The fruit hangs well on the tree and stores well. It is often used to color cider, sauces, and chutneys. This variety is a great landscape addition that can also be used in the kitchen.
This chance seedling was found by Tom Burford at the home of Patrick Henry’s mother in Amherst County, Virginia. It is possibly a seedling of Red Siberian Crab.
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Subcategory: Cider, Disease-Resistant, Hot-Climate, Red Flesh
Fruit Uses & Storage
Uses: cider, baking, jelly
Cider classification: sharp
Storage duration: three plus months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)
Skin color: red
Flesh color: red
Origin: Amherst County, Virginia
Introduced in: 1970's
Introduced by: Tom Burford
Calendar & Geography
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 35 days after McIntosh
Diseases & Pests
Apple Scab: Resistant
Cedar-Apple Rust: Resistant
Powdery Mildew: Resistant
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
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|Wolf River Apple||0|
|Williams' Pride Apple||0|
|Wickson Crab Apple||0|
|White Winter Pearmain Apple||0|
|Virginia Crab Apple||0|
|Spitzenburg Esopus Apple||0|
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