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Malus domestica 'Red Delicious'

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Description

Red Delicious apple is the most widely planted apple tree in North America. The size of the tree depends on varieties you choose, with standard, semi-dwarf and dwarf varieties. It grows at a fast speed of more than 24'' per year. The potential pollinizers would be Golden Delicious and Gala.

Its height and width vary from 10 feet, 12-15 feet, or even 20-25 feet.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#pink flowers#fast growing#white flower
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#pink flowers#fast growing#white flower
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Malus
    Species:
    domestica
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Edibility:
    The medium to large-sized, oval-shaped fruit has red skin, with juicy and crisp flesh inside. It tastes sweet and mild. It is great for fresh eating and making desserts. It can also be stored for quite long. It is an early ripening variety in late August.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 10 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Apple is an early ripening variety in late August.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Description:
    The white-pink flower blooms in the early season.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden