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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Red Delicious

Delicious is one of the most popular red apples, available in both Red and original Hawkeye forms.
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Using


Apple trees
Red Delicious
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
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Growing


Apple trees
Red Delicious
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Organic cultureSuitable
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Red Delicious
General resistanceGood
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome resistance
FireblightSome resistance
Cedar apple rustVery resistant
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Climate


Apple trees
Red Delicious
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple trees
Red Delicious
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colorRed
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