Kidd's Orange Red
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.
Delco, Kidd's Orange, Kidd's Oranje Roode
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Cox's Orange Pippin x Delicious
Truncate conical 2
54.00 mm 2
67.00 mm 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
very low 2
Kidd's Orange Red (LA)
6th May 10% flowering
12th May Full (80%) flowering
20th May 90% petal fall
Mid October 1
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register