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Apple 'Red Delicious'

More About 'Red Delicious'

  • Malus domestica'Red Delicious'
  • Pale pink to white flowers
  • Large-sized, bright red fruit
  • Crisp, juicy and mildly sweet
  • Stores well
  • A favourite snacking apple
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Ripens: October

Zone:

5
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Red Delicious Apple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Needs another apple cultivar or flowering crab in the neighbourhood for pollination and subsequent fruit production. Typically available in rootstocks E.M.26 (dwarf) and M.M.106 (semi-dwarf), and sometimes E.M.7 (very dwarf). Ultimate height and width of apple and other fruit trees depends on the pruning and production program.


'Red Delicious' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green