Pink Pearl Apple
Pink Pearl Apple has bright pink flesh, greenish-yellow skin, and rich, sweet-tart flavor which distinguishes this classic variety. Make delicious pink applesauce with this unique apple! Adding to its garden appeal is its spring display of bright pink flowers! Pink Pearl ripens in late August and can be stored until January.
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Latin Name: Malus domestica
Site and Soil: Apples like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
M-7 is considered a semi-dwarf rootstock growing 12-16 ft. in height. M-7 is very hardy and adapted to most soils. Vigorous, drought tolerant, and well anchored, trees on M-7 should not require staking.
M-26 is considered a dwarf rootstock, growing 8-12 ft. in height. M-26 induces early bearing, usually in 2-3 years after planting, and grows well in most soils, except very wet and poorly drained ones. On windy sites, trees grafted on M-26 may need staking.
Pollination Requirements: Apples need another variety nearby for pollination. Neighboring trees often offer sufficient pollen for good fruit set. Consider Mason Bees to help pollinate and increase fruit production.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30° F or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: Dwarf 8-12ft. / Semi-dwarf 12-16 ft.
Fruit Skin: Greenish-yellow
Fruit Flesh: Bright pink
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Mid-September
Yield: 30-50 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Pink Pearl Apple is very resistant to Apple Scab. Codling Moth can create wormy apples and aphids can damage the foliage of apple trees.
USDA Zone: 4-9