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Fruit tree comparison - Red Delicious
Apple trees

Red Delicious

Delicious is one of the most popular red apples, available in both Red and original Hawkeye forms.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Good
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1850 - 1899
Fruit colour Red
Leaf colour Green