Taste sweet, unmistakable aroma,
crisp and juicy flesh.
Red delicious originated in 1921 in lowa (USA) from a ripe variety of Delicious
The fruit is mainly red in colour, quite long and of average to large size.It has five noticeable bumps near the stalk.
CHARACTERISTICS OF TASTE
It is a crisp,and juicy apple possessing an unmistakable smell.
CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
- strength: 6.6-7.5 Kg/cm2
- starch: 2.0-2.8
- sugars: 11.0-12.0 brix
- acids: 2.6-3.8 gr/l
Begins in mid September
NO DAMAGE BY
Leaf roller moths
The Saint Josť cochineal
Red Delicious is good eaten just as it is but makes for excellent use in cake and dessert recipes.