Red Delicious Group

Red Delicious ‘Redkan'(s)

OWNER: Feno® Ltd.

 

ORIGIN: ‘Redkan’ (s) is a direct Mutation of Top Red found in South Tyrol, 1998.

Fruit

Colour: very intensive dark red cover colour on the whole surface 
Flavour:  high sugar content 
Shape/size: medium-big, long shaped, ribbed shape 
Skin: thick, smooth 
Flesh: green-white, firm, crispy

Tree

Vigour: very uniform, typical Spur-character
Blossom: mid-early
Pollinators: Golden Del., Granny Smith, Idared, Gala.

Characteristics

Long and good visible ribbed fruit shape, dark red cover colour on the whole surface. Due to the early colouration, from mid of July, less susceptible to sunburn.
 

Red Delicious Superchief® ‘Sandidge'(s)

OWNER: Charles R. Sandidge

 

ORIGIN: Mutation of Red Chief discovered by Charles R. Sandidge (Washington State)

Fruit

Colour: very intense red overcolour (100%), striped, slightly blushed
Flavour: very sweet, low acidity
Shape/size/: medium- large, built high with very pronounced edges
Skin: smooth, rather thick, many visible, white lenticels
Flesh: greenish white, firm, crispy, juicy

Tree

Vigour: medium, typical Spur character
Blossom: mid-early
Pollinators: Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Idared, Gala, Fuji

Characteristics

Spur character, high and constant yields, early and uniform colouration of the fruit on the whole tree. Very consistent fruit shape with five evident cusps around the calyx. Short within-row spacing recommended.

Red Delicious Scarlet Spur® ‘Evasni'(s)

OWNER: Sarl Mondial Fruit Selection

 

ORIGIN: Mutation of Oregon Spur(r) Trumdor from the Van Well nursery (Washington State).

Fruit

Colour: full coloured intense red, blushed
Flavour: sweet with low acidity
Shape/size/: medium- large, slightly flat
Skin: smooth, rather thick, many visible, white lenticels
Flesh: white, firm, crispy

Tree

Vigour: weak to medium, typical Spur character
Blossom: mid-early
Pollinators: Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Idared, Gala.

Characteristics

Typical spur character, very high yields and early entrance in production. Harvest time slight before the other Red delicious clones. Really good colouration, also under unfavourable conditions.

Red Delicious RedVelox® Stark Gugger

OWNER: GRIBA – Cooperativa Vivai

 

ORIGIN: Red Del. RedVelox® Stark Gugger is a mutation of Red Del. Standard.

Fruit

Colour: dark red,blushed – slightly striped
Flavour: sweet with low acidity
Shape/size: conical, typical for Red Del.
Skin: smooth
Flesh: white, firm, crispy

Tree

Vigour: medium
Blossom: few days before Golden Del.
Pollinators: Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Idared, Gala

Characteristics

Early and homogeneous coloring on the whole tree. About 2-3 weeks earlier than other clones. Harvest time 1 weed before Red Del. Standard, not susceptible to alternate bearing.

Red Delicious ‘Zad1′(s)

OWNER: Feno® Ltd.

 

ORIGIN: Mutation of Red Del. ‘Hapke’

Fruit

Colour: very dark and intense red overcolour (100%)
Flavour: sweet, low acidity
Shape/size: medium- large, typical for Red Del.
Skin: smooth, rather thick, many visible, white lenticels
Flesh: greenish white, firm, crispy, juicy/span>

Tree

Vigour: medium, Semi-Spur character
Blossom: mid-early.
Pollinators: Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Idared, Gala, Fuji.

Characteristics

Semi-spur character, very dark to black overcolour, gets also good colour under unfavourable conditions.

Varieties

Feno breeding programme

The Feno breeding programme comprises approx. 1,000 crosses every year.
The breeding aim is clearly defined: The intention is to produce a variety with good suitability for growing, properties which cater for the requirements of consumers and high recognition value. Several breed specimens with impressive properties are already being tested.