|Origin||Golden Delicious × Lady Williams, John Cripps 1973, Stoneville Research Station, Western Australia.|
|Tree||Strong upright growth with wide branch angles, but spurs up well.|
|Disease status||Not susceptible to mildew, but is susceptible to magnesium deficiency.|
|Blossom and pollination||
Early, 7–10 days earlier than Cripps Pink, and longer period.|
Jerseymac, Abas, Prima.
|Fruit shape||Medium conical to squarish, globose-oblate.|
|Skin and flesh||
Red with characteristic white lenticel spots, smooth, russet around stalk and open deep-set eye. Not prone to sunburn, russet, surface cracking, bitter pit or internal disorders and scald.|
Crisp and juicy flesh, sweeter than Lady Williams but not as sweet as Golden Delicious; coarser than Cripps Pink.
|Harvest and yield||
Late May to early June, 3 weeks after Cripps Pink but a few weeks before Lady Williams.|
May tend to biennial bearing.
|Storage||Long; longer than Cripps Pink, with a good shelf life.|
Note: Cripps Red apples of an appropriate quality may be sold using the trademarked brand name SundownerTM.
This information forms part of Agfact H4.1.12 Apple varieties.