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Sweet Delicious apple

Large, greenish yellow fruit, flushed reddish-orange with red streaks. Firm, fine, creamy white, melting flesh. Very sweet with an aromatic flavor. Excellent keeper.

USDA identification images for Sweet Delicious

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

  • USDA watercolor image of Malus domestica: Sweet Delicious

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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

Visitor reviews

  • 12 Apr 2019  NEW YORK, United States
    We used it for years for sugar free applesauce.

Tree register

United States


  • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
  • Parentage: Deacon Jones x Delicious
  • Originates from: New York, United States
  • Introduced: 1911
  • Developed by: New York State Agriculture
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1950-149


  • Country of origin: United States

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