Malus ‘Delicious’ (‘Hawkeye’) has much better crisp texture and sweeter, juicier flavour than 'Red Delicious'.Iowa, USA 1870s.
Malus ‘Delicious’ (‘Hawkeye’) - This cultivar pre-dates ‘Red Delicious’ and is the original. It has a much better crisp texture and sweeter, juicy flavour. The white flesh is fine-grained, crisp, and juicy with a mild flavour and memorable aroma. Best for fresh eating. Store 1-2 months. Introduced in Iowa, USA in the 1870s. | Rootstock: M.9 (Dwarf)
Common Name: Apple
Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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