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Earlidel

Synonyms: Early Del, Applethorpe Earlidel

Identification: Medium size, round conic. Red with darker striping.

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. sweet.

Origins: A Delicious crossed with Early McIntosh by Calvin Winks at the Granite Belt Horticultural Research Station, Applethorpe, Queensland (Australia). Introduced, 1988

Cultivation: Vigorous, precocious, annual.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group . Day 10.

Harvest: Ready for harvest at the end of the SECOND period. Six weeks ahead of Delicious.

Harvest period: 2

Status: apple

Pollination day: 10