Kidd's Orange Red whip on Semi Dwarf rootstock
Kidd's Orange Red
- Developed by J.H. Kidd of New Zealand in 1924, who also developed the Gala. Kidd's Orange Red is a cross between Cox and Delicious. It has pink, crimson flush, some stripes over pale yellow skin with russet dots. A fine desert apple, the vigorous and precocious tree produces fruit which are medium in size and does well in warm climates. Considered by many to have better flavor than Cox, it is a much easier tree to grow. Flavor can increase and become more complex with a few weeks of storage.