Red Delicious – King Roat ®

Red Delicious is the iconic red apple. This dark red and sweet apple is still in the top 5 most popular apple varieties worldwide.

Breed Description

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Origin: mutation of Red Delicious Hapke, Italy.

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License: KIKU GmbH

Fruit

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Color: Dark red with small lenticels.

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Staining: Uniform staining all over the fruit surface. This mutation is a blush type.

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Size: 65/85 mm

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Flesh: White and juicy.

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Storage: Store well until February in mechanical refrigeration and until the end of June in CA.

Taste

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Aroma: No aroma but mainly a sweet taste

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Acids: few to none.

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Texture: hard to soft but not really crispy.

Tree

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Flowering: Medium

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Picking time: Period golden delicious

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Hardness: 7 kg/cm²

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Pollinators: Idared, Gala, Golden, ...

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Tree type: Semi spur type.

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Growing Power: Strong.

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Production: Very productive, early and good yield.

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