Red Delicious (standard) Apple
Malus pumila Standard 'Red Delicious'
One of the most perfectly named. Plump, bright red fruit with crisp, juicy flesh. Stored properly keeps well into mid-spring.
High yielding, fast growing and very hardy. Ripens September. Good for fresh eating.
Note: Semi-dwarf apple trees grow 15' tall. The Standard trees grow to about 30'. Requires 700-800 chill hours.
Pollinators: Red Rome or Honey Crisp
* Deer May Browse because deer like to eat apples too! *Photo courtesy of: Bottoms Nursery in Concord, GA
|Height||20 - 25'|
|Spread||15 - 20'|
|Shape||Standard fruit-tree form|
|Primary Foliage Color||Ovate, Green Foliage|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Yellow before shedding leaves for winter|
|Flower Color||White & Pink|
|Fruit||Plump, bright red apples|
|Sun Preferences||Full Sun|
|Water Preferences||Average: Ensure adequate drainage|
|Cold Hardiness Zone||5-8|