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Starkrimson Red Delicious apple

The first super strain of Delicious. Has the "black" red when fully colored. Flavor not as good as predecessors.

USDA identification images for Starkrimson Red Delicious

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.

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    • 29 Oct 2022 
      Plz add pic for better identification between starkrimson & starkrimson red delicious

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    United States



    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Sport of Delicious

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    The following orchards grow Starkrimson Red Delicious:

    United States