An attractive, highly disease-resistant apple, ideal for organic growers.
Surprise Apple Scionwood (Spring 2023)
A pink-fleshed breeding favorite of Albert Etter.
A yellow-skinned, pink-fleshed apple that was brought to America in the early 1800's. The plant breeder Albert Etter used Surprise as a parent for many of his red-fleshed crosses including the famous Pink Pearl. The pink flesh is acidic with very little sugar. This is a variety that will appeal mainly to collectors.
|Quantity||Surprise Apple Scion|
Subcategory: Heirloom, Red Flesh
Fruit Uses & Storage
Uses: fresh eating, cider, jelly
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)
Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: pink
Calendar & Geography
USDA zones: 4 - 7
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 06 (approximate, in New York State) + 21 days after McIntosh
Diseases & Pests
Surprise Apple does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.
Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Surprise Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.
|Tree||Currently in Stock|
|Wolf River Apple||0|
|Williams' Pride Apple||0|
|Wickson Crab Apple||0|
|White Winter Pearmain Apple||0|
|Virginia Crab Apple||0|
|Spitzenburg Esopus Apple||0|
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