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Richared Delicious apple

Only fair color (blush), but better tasting than most modern strains. Flavor is rich and complex, with hint of coconut. Shape is bloated compared to Delicious, with wide middle.

Richared Delicious identification photos

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  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Sport of Delicious
  • Originates from: Monitor, Washington, United States
  • Introduced: 1915
  • Developed by: J.L. Richardson
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1879
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1979-184

This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of:

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