Apple (Malus) 'Red Duchess'

Red Duchess Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

Very hardy, medium to large size red apple. Fruit is tart and juicy. Flesh is white, fine and juicy. Good for eating, but best for pies and sauces.

More About Apple (Malus) 'Red Duchess'

  • A red selection of 'Duchess of Oldenburg', Russia late 1700's
  • yellow with abundant red striping and splashes

Abundant fruit. Annual bearer.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


10-20 Ft

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'Red Duchess' Characteristics


  • Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Early season

Bloom Time

  • Early season

Fruit Qualities

  • juicy
  • tart flavor

Fruiting Attributes

  • medium size
  • good for cooking/baking
  • storage, short life
  • antique variety

Plant Size

  • Standard (18-30')