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Richared Delicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Delicious. Discovered in about 1915 by J.L. Richardson, in Monitor, Washington, USA. Introduced in 1927 and trademarked by C & O Nursery Company. Fruits have very firm, very sweet, juicy flesh with an aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Richared
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Delicious
Mother to:
Lindel
Father to:
Redgold
Aori

Accession No.
1979 - 184

  

Accession name
Delicious (LA73A) and Richared Delicious (LA 73A)
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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