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Surprise Apple on G.11 (Spring 2023)

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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.

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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.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Red Flesh

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, cider, jelly
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: pink

Fruit Origins

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The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 7
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 06 (approximate, in New York State) + 21 days after McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: G.11 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Dwarf (25% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 8'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Surprise Apple on G.11 does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Dwarf (25% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Surprise Apple on G.11. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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