KING® ROAT Red Delicious* is a branch mutation of Hapke.
Origin-The mother tree was discovered in Algund (South Tyrol, Italy).
KING® ROAT Red Delicious* is a fully blush strain with intense bright dark red over-color. Fruits start coloring weeks earlier compared to other strains.
Fruit – Fruit shape is naturally long and symmetric, which results in an elegant, friendly aspect.
Tree- The vigor of KING® ROAT Red Delicious* trees is of semi-spur type, comparable to growth of Early Red One®
Flowering and pollination- It blooms relatively early.
Good pollinators are- Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith.
Storage-Storage period is similar to Red Delicious.
For elevation above sea level- 5000 to 6800
Licence: KIKU GmbH*