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Apple variety KING® ROAT – Himachal Fruits

Posted on | August 11, 2020 | No Comments

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KING® ROAT Red Delicious* is a branch mutation of Hapke.

Origin-The mother tree was discovered in Algund (South Tyrol, Italy).

KING® ROAT Red Delicious* is a fully blush strain with intense bright dark red overcolor. Fruits start coloring weeks earlier compared to other strains.

Fruit – Fruit shape is naturally long and symmetric, which results in an elegant, friendly aspect.

Tree- The vigor of KING® ROAT Red Delicious* trees is of semi-spur type, comparable to growth of Early Red One®

Flowering and pollination- It blooms relatively early.

Good pollinators are- Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith.

Storage-Storage period is similar to Red Delicious.

For elevation above sea level- 4800 to 6800

Licence: KIKU GmbH*

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