Kidd's Orange Red

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'Kidd's Orange Red'
Hybrid parentage'Cox's Orange Pippin' x 'Red Delicious'[1]
Cultivar'Kidd's Orange Red'
OriginNew Zealand, 1924
Blossom of the 'Kidd's Orange Red' tree

'Kidd's Orange Red' is a cultivar of domesticated apple that originated in New Zealand.[1] It is also known as the 'Delco' apple.[1] It is a parent of 'Gala' and 'Telstar' apple cultivars.[1] The 'Captain Kidd' apple is a sport from 'Kidd's Orange Red' with fruit that have a stronger red pigment.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Kidd's Orange Red", National Fruit Collection, retrieved 31 October 2015