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Red Delicious Apple

$27.95 $14.95

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Description

Fruity aroma, sweet, reliable; an exceptional heirloom apple from Iowa in 1892.  Many doubt and turn their nose up at this variety but when homegrown and tree-ripened it is actually quite crisp, juicy and tasty.  Makes quite good apple butter, but not a pie apple.  We include it for two reasons: we have seen it produce exceptionally large, delicious and good quality fruits even on neglected trees here in Central KY, attesting to it’s resilience and disease-resistance, and, people want it and ask for it.  A solid home-orchard and commercial choice and time-tested variety.

Ripening: Late Season.

Uses:  Fresh eating, apple butter.

Resistant to: Highly resistant to Cedar Apple Rust.  Some resistance to Mildew and Fireblight,

Pollination: (Flowering Group 4) Pollinated by: Golden Delicious, Fuji, Pink Lady, Enterprise, Goldrush, Granny Smith, Grimes Golden, Honey Crisp, King David, Pristine, Redfree, Wolf River, Freedom, Winter Banana

Rootstock:  M111 Semi-Dwarf

Plant Size: 1-year old, typically unbranched, 4-5 ft tall, Bare-Root Tree

Zones 5-7

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