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Kidd's Orange Red

Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Average
Vigour?Average growth
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening


Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Will keep in a cold store until Christmas
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleAromatic

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Overall disease resistance?Average
Not usually troubled by scab or mildew


Country of originNew Zealand
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Blossom colourPink - dark
Leaf colourGreen