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Apple trees
Kidd's Orange Red

Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.
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Apple trees
Kidd's Orange Red
Picking seasonLate
CroppingLight
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityVery good
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Aromatic
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Discoloration of fruitNo discoloration (Good for drying)
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Growing


Apple trees
Kidd's Orange Red
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Organic cultureSuitable
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Problems


Apple trees
Kidd's Orange Red
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
FireblightSome resistance
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Climate


Apple trees
Kidd's Orange Red
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Kidd's Orange Red
Country of originNew Zealand
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourPink - dark
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourOrange / Red
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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