Kristin ( also known as NY 1599) is originated at Geneva, NY by Cornell University New York Agricultural Experimental Station. It introduced in 1982. The cross made in 1938 between Emperor Francis and Gil Peck. It was selected as “NY 1599” in 1949 and tested three different locations: at Geneva station, at Bozeman, Montana, and at Ullensvang Research Station, Norway. It has large fruit. The flesh is red and firm. It has high quality and aroma. It ripens two days after Emperor Francis at Geneva. The tree is large and vigorous. It is hardier than Schmidt, Bing, and Chinook. It was recommended as a replacement for Schmidt.