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Burford Redflesh Apple on G.935 (Spring 2021)


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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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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The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
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)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: red

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Amherst County, Virginia
Introduced in: 1970's
Introduced by: Tom Burford

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: 0
Ripening date: Oct 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 35 days after McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: G.935 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 12'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Fireblight: Resistant
Powdery Mildew: Resistant
Cedar-Apple Rust: Resistant
Apple Scab: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Burford Redflesh Apple on G.935. 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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