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Apple
Malus x domestica 'Pink Pearl'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Species: x domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Pearl
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Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Pollination:

Unknown - Tell us

Rootstock Vigor:

Unknown - Tell us

Bearing Habit:

Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Usage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Anselmo, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 2, 2012, strange2u from Hinsdale, IL wrote:

a heirloom apple

Neutral

On Mar 15, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

A pink-fleshed, pearly-skinned apple is not just a novelty, but a tart and tasty fruit with firm flesh. Blooms are deeper pink than most. Ripens early and stores well. Zones 6-10.

Neutral

On Dec 13, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

A beautiful apple with startling bright pink flesh and very attractive crimson-pink blossoms. Introduced in 1944 by the renowned California plant breeder, Albert Etter, Pink Pearl is a wonderful table apple which makes a beautiful and tasty pink applesauce. Fruit is medium-sized with a distinctive conical shape. The skin is creamy pale green with bright pink flesh. Flesh is crisp, fine-grained and aromatic with a delicious sweet-tart flavor. Ripens in August.