It was obtained in New Zealand in 1939 through the crossing of Kidd’s Orange Red and Golden Delicious.  It is medium to strongly vigorous, very productive, and it quickly enters into production, provided balance of the tree between vegetation and fruits is maintained; it is hardly sensitive to crop rotation.


Its production process is rather late in the original standard clones. Its productivity is middle to high, and it is slightly sensitive to falls. It blossoms towards the end of September or early October. It is
auto-sterile and must be pollinated by other varieties such as Elstar, Gala, Fuji, Gloster 69, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Jonathan, Ozarkgold, etc.
In our valleys, the typical windy and cold springs frequently conspire against obtaining an adequate pollination, a problem which results in failure or lack of part of the seeds (the viability of which in some seasons is less than 40% in some fruits) and in the resulting lack of uniformity in the form of the apples which present one half more developed than the other.


It originated in New South Wales, Australia, from a plantation made by Thomas and Mary Ann Smith towards the middle of the XIX century. It is the third most marketed variety in the world, behind the
Red Delicious and the Golden Delicious. In our country, it holds the second place in importance, behind the Red Delicious, with a share of nearly 20% of the total of the apples produced in the Northern Patagonian valleys.


This is a variety obtained in 1939 by the National Fruit Research Station of Morioka, Japan, as a cross between Ralls Janet and Delicious. It is named after the sacred mount of the Japanese people and represents 50% of that country’s apple production. It was one of the most important varieties introduced in Brazil and its cultivation is in constant growth in the world’s main apple areas.


This variety originated in USA where it was discovered towards the end of the XIX century. It is one of the most wide-spread varieties in all the apple production areas in the world where demand defines the greater or lesser importance given to its production. For this reason, it is frequently used as chronological benchmark for the blossoming and/or harvesting dates of the other varieties.


It was discovered in 1950 in Columbia, USA, and introduced in South Africa en 1973. This variety is medium in size, with a bright reddish skin, with stretch marks, and a sweet flavour.  


This variety is one of the best known in the world and comes from the United States. It is a mutation from the Red Delicious. Its skin is bright with red and greenish stripes. The flesh is yellowish white with a crisp texture, a sweet flavour and a delicate to moderate aroma.


This is an attractive variety with an intense red bright skin, with stretch marks over the whole fruit. It
has an elongated shape with marked lobes. Its flesh is tender and consistent, slightly aromatic but with a sweet flavour.


This apple is big and with an elongated shape. It has an intense red colour with well-defined and bright stripes.


This variety originated in New Zealand, and it is very productive and early. Its fruit is big and with a tronconic balloon shape. It has a yellowish green background and a red over colour on most of its surface. The flesh is yellowish-white, crisp, with a good balance between acidity and sugar and an excellent aroma, and it may be perfectly cold-stored.


Bright red striped skin on the surface with an orange-yellow background. The flesh is yellowish white. The fruit is medium to big in size with a fine texture, and a crisp and firm consistency. It has a sweet flavour, and it is slightly aromatic and juicy.




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