Kidd’s Orange Red Apple

Parentage: Cox’s Orange Pippin x Delicious

Description: Kidd's Orange Red is a high quality dessert apple, a good Cox alternative. Flushed bright deep orange-scarlet with short, broken red stripes. A creamy white flesh that's firm, crisp, juicy and sweet with rich aromatic flavour, a good balance of sugar and acidity. Grown commercially in New Zealand and in the UK. Well worth a place in the garden!

History: Raised by J.H. Kidd at Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand in 1924. Introduced to the UK in 1932 and received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993.

Pollination Partners: Apple Annie Elizabeth Apple Braeburn Apple Christmas Pippin Apple Eden Apple Golden Delicious Apple Herefordshire Russet Apple Howgate Wonder Apple Lord Derby

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Storing: January
  • Picking month: Early October
  • Pollination group 3
  • Award-winning

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