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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Pink Pearl"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Pink Pearl

Crunchy Red-Fleshed American Culinary Apple

            [Acid-medium; Sugar-high; Tannin-low]

Eating, Culinary, Cider, Red-fleshed

Zesty, Colourful

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium, round
  • Skin: Pearlescent yellow, slightly translucent
  • Flesh: Peachy pink, crisp, fine-grained, tart and crunchy
Flavour:

            The Pink Pearl is well regarded for the surprisingly depth of colour inside if an otherwise normal looking apple. The soft aroma is reminiscent of apple-flavoured candies can be deceiving as this is quite a tart and zingy apple with a refreshing crunch.

Neat History:

            Developed by the renowned plant breeder Albert Etter in 1944 at his orchard in Ettersville, CA.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Early
  • Vigour: Moderate
  • Cropping: Tendency
  • Disease Tolerance: Poor
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map link)
  • Picking Season: Late September
  • Storage: Short, 1 month
  • Pollination Group: I (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)

 

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