REDKAN (RED DELICIOUS APPLE)
Redkan apple variety belongs to Red Delicious apple family. Redkan is mutation of apple variety TOP RED. It’s a pure spur type variety which was discovered in Italy.
- Mutation of TOP RED,
- Blooming Early-mid,
- Vigor medium,
- Growth is weak,
- Pollinated by Golden Del., Granny Smith, Gala.
- Fruit Shape is elongated with pronounced 5 points at end,
- It has blushed type intense red colour,
- Fruit skin is thick and smooth,
- Fruit has high sugar content,
- Fruit flesh is green white.
The tree has a medium and very uniform vigor. It is a spur type tree. The growth of the tree is medium, so a moderate-strong rootstock is recommended. The tree gets pollinated by standard Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gala.
It produces a high quality fruit with intensive dark red colour. The tree can be planted in areas where fruit colour is a problem as it’s an early colouring cultivar. The fruit shape is long/elongated with prominent calyx end lobes. The fruit skin is thick and smooth with high sugar content. The fruit is firm and crispy with green-white flesh.