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Starkrimson apple

Last updated 10 Jun 2010.

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09 Sep 2012 
Love this apple. Crisp, but not as crisp as a Delicious. Definitely juicy. Made mine into applesauce. Also, sliced/froze some for apple pies and cake.

06 Nov 2009 
I believe the "Starkrimson" Delicious was introduced by Stark Brothers Nursery in 1893-1894. The original "Delicious"(Hawkeye)apple seedling appeared near here about 1870.

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Crisp, dense flesh, very sweet, quite juicy - a Delicious-style apple

Starkrimson phototape


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: A sport of Starking, itself a sport of Delicious
  • Originates from: United States
  • Introduced: 1870
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1175
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1979-188
  • Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.


  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2012 season

  • 16th April  2012  - tree owned by Arwadoo in Srinagar, India

2011 season

  • 23rd April  2011  - tree owned by Arwadoo in Srinagar, India

2010 season

  • 30th September  2010  - tree owned by Marinus in Mount Evelyn, Australia
  • 28th March  2010  - tree owned by Arwadoo in Srinagar, India

2009 season

  • 30th September  2009  - tree owned by Marinus in Mount Evelyn, Australia

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        2009 season

        • April  2009  - tree owned by Marinus in Mount Evelyn, Australia

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