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Kentucky Red Streak

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in USA. It was known before 1864. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bradford's Best, Kentucky Redstreak, Kentucky Rouge Strie, Kentucky Rouge Striee, Kentucky Streak, Selina
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 247

  

Accession name
Kentucky Red Streak
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
62.33 mm 1
Width
69.63 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register