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Fruit tree comparisons


Fruit tree comparison - Red Delicious
Apple tree
Red Delicious

Delicious is one of the most popular red apples, productive and easy to grow.
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Growing


Apple tree
Red Delicious
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersGood
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Using


Apple tree
Red Delicious
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
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Disease resistance


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


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


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