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Richelieu apple

Medium size. Attractive, juicy, crisp. Very good flavor. Mild to subacid with high sugar and aroma.

USDA identification images for Richelieu

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 21 Sep 2017  ON, Canada
      Best apple, to my taste. Better than honey crisp in my opinion more real apple taste with good balance of tart and sweet.
    • 03 Sep 2015  BROME, Canada
      I love the Richelieu Apple--great flavour, crispness, juicy, size.

    Tree register


    Harvest records for this variety

    2015 season

    • 2nd week August  2015  - tree owned by Jane in Sutton, Canada


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Ottawa-521 x Ottawa-541
    • Originates from: Canada
    • Introduced: 1990
    • Developed by: Agriculture Canada, Quebec


    • Country of origin: Canada

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