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Ida Red Step-Over

A very handsome late ripening, deep red apple - a cross between Jonathan and Wagener from Idaho USA in 1942.  Crisp flesh and an uncomplicated sweet / acid tasting flesh. Great cooked as well as eaten fresh and stores exceptionally well.

Important note on size. All my stepovers didnt make sufficient growth, and as such are sold as "small". In the paddock most got up to mid thigh (when in leaf!) and should do just fine. They've been discounted accordingly.

As we grow it on other rootstocks, be sure that you want it as a Step-over.

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$25.00

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Specifications

Ripening Time May - June
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered as a step-over and kept to 0.5m -1m. Free standing tree grows to around 1 -1.5m tall.
Rootstock Extra-dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Ida Red Step-Over

Ida Red Step-Over

A very handsome late ripening, deep red apple - a cross between Jonathan and Wagener from Idaho USA in 1942.  Crisp flesh and an uncomplicated sweet / acid tasting flesh. Great cooked as well as eaten fresh and stores exceptionally well.