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Kidd's Orange Red

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1924 at Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand by J.H.Kidd. It was introduced to the UK in about 1932. Fruits have firm, crisp, juicy, sweet flesh with a rich aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Delco, Kidd's Orange, Kidd's Oranje Roode
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Delicious
Mother to:
Imperial Gala
Gala
Father to:
Telstar
Sports:
Captain Kidd
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1973 - 158

  

Accession name
Kidd's Orange Red (LA)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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