KIKU Ltd. owns the worldwide rights (except in the USA) on a new strain of Red Delicious with origin USA. We applied for the plant patent under the variety name „Valtod”, and trees are sold under the red cap® brand.
Fruits can freely be sold with the denomination „Red Delicious“.
Red cap® Valtod*-trees are planted in our testing fields in Girlan.
Apple: colour Blush type, Shiny red overcolour, Colours some weeks earlier
Apple: form High, elongated
Trees: vigour Spur, but stronger than e.g. Sandidge© Superchief®