|This is a spur-type 'Red Delicious' variety and is very popular in home orchards. Highly susceptible to disease, especially to apple scab. Harvest time is mid- to late season. Good candidates for cross pollination are: 'Golden Delicious', 'Liberty', 'Ein Shemer', 'Dorsett Golden', 'Spartan',and 'Gala'. Adaptable to Sunset climate zones 2,3,7, not recommended in zones 4-6. Careful early training, annual pruning and shaping are required to insure healthy and productive trees.