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Connell Red Apples



Connell Red are large-sized, round, aromatic apples with solid red skin.

They have a mild, somewhat tart flavour. If picked too early, though, the flavour can be bland.

The tree is an abundant bearer, and hardy.

Cooking Tips

Fresh-eating.

A few sources say it can be used for cooking, but others advise against it, save for perhaps baked apples.

Storage Hints

Stores very well, up to 6 months.

History Notes

Connell Red Apples are a sport of Fireside apples, discovered in Dunn County, Wisconsin. Introduced 1957.

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