KING Red Delicious® is a branch mutation of Hapke. The mother tree was
discovered in Algund (near Merano, South Tyrol, Italy) because of evident
better overcolour compared to the mother variety.
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Harvest period: As all Red Delicious,
in the beginning of September
Colour: ROAT(S) KING Red Delicious® is a
fully blush strain with intense bright dark red overcolour. Fruits start
colouring weeks earlier compared to other strains
Shape: Fruit shape is naturally long and
symmetric, which results in an elegant, friendly aspect. Taste of ROAT(S) KING
Red Delicious® is appealing and typical for Stark.
Vigour: The vigour of ROAT(S) KING Red
Delicious® trees is of semi-spur type, comparable to growth of Early Red
Pollinators: Golden, Gala,
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