Crisp, dense flesh, very sweet, quite juicy - a Delicious-style apple
- 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
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
- Red Delicious (parent)
Fruit tree register
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The following Starkrimson trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.
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- Marinus Beimers in Mount Evelyn, VIC
- Arwadoo in Srinagar,
Latest Spring blossom records for this variety
- 16th April 2012 - tree owned by Arwadoo in Srinagar, India
- 23rd April 2011 - tree owned by Arwadoo in Srinagar, India
- 30th September 2010 - tree owned by Marinus in Mount Evelyn, Australia
- 28th March 2010 - tree owned by Arwadoo in Srinagar, India
- 30th September 2009 - tree owned by Marinus in Mount Evelyn, Australia
Latest harvest records for this variety
- April 2009 - tree owned by Marinus in Mount Evelyn, Australia