strong and sweet. The variety of apple preferred by women.
fine texture. Crisp and juicy when picked; increasingly sweet, tender and aromatic as it ripens.
deep, velvety red.
well-proportioned and rounded, sometimes tapered.
Origin and distribution
First grown in the USA in 1890, Red (Stark) Delicious was introduced into Europe in 1914, where it found a particularly favourable growing environment in the Val di Non.
“five-point base” and smooth, waxy peel.
between September 10-20 in mountain orchards, 10-15 days earlier in low-lying areas.
from October to June.
to eat uncooked, preferably peeled, after meals or as a snack throughout the day.