Red Delicious

Red Delicious

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Origin

In 1921, the Red Delicious evolved from a mutation of the Golden Delicious in Iowa, USA .

Fruit

The apple has a crimson opaque colour. It is conical in shape, medium to large in size with five pronounced bumps around the calyx area.

Flavour

The Red Delicious is a firm, juicy and sweet apple with variety-typical flavour.

Maturity

From the beginning until the middle of September.

Storage

In cold storage until the end of November and in CA storage until the end of February.

Recommendation

Besides being eaten as a fresh apple, Red Delicious is well suited to fruit salads, desserts, strudels and sweets.