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Fruit tree comparisons


Apple tree
Cripps Red

Cripps Red is a late-season dessert apple from Australia, with a crisp dense flesh and a good flavor.
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Growing


Apple tree
Cripps Red
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Cripps Red
Picking seasonVery late
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Cripps Red
FireblightSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
Cripps Red
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Cripps Red
Country of originAustralia
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorPink
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