Apple - Red Delicious

Red Delicious Apple

Malus domestica
One of the most widely grown apples particularly popular in North America.

Origin: USA 1870

Pollination:  Red Delicious is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Red Delicious Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.


Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Price
Quantity
M27 - Very dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
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Main characteristics of Red Delicious

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Mar

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  Captain KiddEmpireFujiGloster 69Kidd's Orange RedMelrose
Sports  StarkingStarkrimson