Canada Red


Also known as: Bristol, Canada Redstreak, Nonesuch, Nonsuch, Old Nonsuch, Red Canada, Red Winter, Richfield Nonsuch, Steele’s Red Winter, Steel’s Red, Winter Nonsuch

We are uncertain about the origin of Canada Red but it probably arose in New England in the early 1800’s. It is thought to have been brought into Western New York from near Toronto, Canada, and raised commercially in that region as Canada Red. Fruit is medium to large and mostly uniform in shape. Skin is smooth, tough and clear yellow overspread with a deep red blush and darker red striping. The firm, crisp and juicy fine-grained flesh is whitish with tints of yellow or green. Rich and aromatic, it is a very fine fresh eating apple. Ripens in late Fall.


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