Red Delicious (a.k.a Starking Delicious) apple tree is mutation of Delicious (a.k.a. Stark Delicious) apple tree. It discovered by Lewis Mood near Monroeville, New Jersey. The most of characteristics of this apple tree and fruit similar to Delicious. the fruit is famous for its honey flavor and dark read color.
Red Delicious Apple Tree
Red Delicious apple tree is mutation of Delicious apple tree. It is one of the best fresh eating apple variety with its unique honey aroma.
General Tree Height/Caliper: Our grafted/budded apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, and cherry trees are about 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. Most other trees are seedlings ranging from 18-36" tall. You know if a tree is a seedling when the rootstock selected says "Seedling".
A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.