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Telstar apple

Small, oblate (flat). Has the same parentage as Gala. Strong, complex flavor. Sweeter than Cox with less acid.

Telstar identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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New Zealand

Harvest records for this variety

2013 season

  • March  2013  - tree owned by Katrina in Nelson, New Zealand


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Kidd's Orange Red x Cox's Orange
  • Originates from: Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand
  • Introduced: 1934
  • Developed by: J.H.Kidd
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1952
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1961-068

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