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Pollination group:

Starking Delicious

Summary: A mutation of Stark Delicious which was the original Delicious apple which later became known as the Red Delicious. Found by Lewis Mood near Monroeville, New Jersey (U.S.A.) and introduced by Stark Brothers Nursery of Louisiana, Missouri (U.S.A.). The Starking Delicious apples are more coloured and striped than the Stark Delicious apples that grew on the host tree.

Hardiness Zone min: 5

Hardiness Zone max: 8

Status: dessert