Fall Red

Lineage: Duchess x Haralson
Introduced by: Agriculture Canada Research Station, Morden MB
Date: 1986

Fruit 7cm, dull red over a yellow-green background. Flesh white, of good quality and texture. Ripens late September, and keeps until March. Ref Prairie Moon,
Sprout, and Smithfield. Hort Guide 1987. H2.
Tested as PF 50.
-Edible Apples in Prairie Canada

Originated at the Morden Research Station, Agriculture Canada, by Dr. C. R. Ure for the Prairie Fruit Breeding Cooperative, selected as AA-18-66 at University of Alberta, Edmonton, tested as PF 50, and introduced by Morden Research Station in 1986. The tree is moderately vigorous, with a good framework, It is hardy to zone b, moderately resistant to fire blight, and tending towards alternate bearing. Fruit is medium large in size 7-8 cm (2 3/4 - 3 1/4") in diameter, round-oblate, and matures in early to mid-September, The skin is thick, yellow green base but predominantly overlaid with dark red. The flesh is white, tinged with red, crisp, very firm, moderately acid but with good flavour. It stores well for at least 10 weeks. It is good to very good for fresh eating, good for cooking and quite acceptable for juicing. Note: In Zone 2a and b top working to Garnet, Bedford or Nertchinsk is very beneficial.
-Prairie Apple Cultivars, Peters

Prairie Fruit Genebank