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Kidd's Orange Red

Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Light
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Will keep in a cold store until Christmas
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Aromatic

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Average
Not usually troubled by scab or mildew

Identification

Country of origin New Zealand
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Orange / Red
Blossom colour Pink - dark
Leaf colour Green