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Pink Lady® Cripps Pink CV. Apple on G.935 (Spring 2022)


An excellent Australian dessert apple that grows well in warm climates. Also known as Cripps Pink, Pink Lady.

The tree is vigorous and prolific. It is moderately susceptible to the major apple diseases and especially susceptible to cedar-apple rust. While Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. will do just fine in zone 5, we recommend zones 6 and higher for fully ripe fruit; it requires a very long growing season. A low chill hours requirement also make this a great tree for southern states. Growers will find that the juvenile tree produces inferior fruit, but that quality will improve significantly as the tree matures.

The apples are elongated and somewhat blocky. The golden-yellow skin is flushed bright pink and starred with lenticels. If the fruit is not pink enough, you will not see it in the Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. bin at the supermarket; any apple that does not meet the Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. standards for color and sugar is sold as Cripps Pink, which is actually the name of the tree, whereas "Pink Lady" denotes only those apples that are deemed worthy. The quality of the fruit is tightly controlled by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. With a sweet-tart and tropical flavor, this apple is for fresh eating and it is a great salad apple as it does not brown after slicing. Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. stores well but bruises easily.

Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. is a cross of Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. It was developed by John Cripps, who also bred Cripps Red (Sundownder® Cripps II cv.).

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The tree is vigorous and prolific. It is moderately susceptible to the major apple diseases and especially susceptible to cedar-apple rust. While Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. will do just fine in zone 5, we recommend zones 6 and higher for fully ripe fruit; it requires a very long growing season. A low chill hours requirement also make this a great tree for southern states. Growers will find that the juvenile tree produces inferior fruit, but that quality will improve significantly as the tree matures.

The apples are elongated and somewhat blocky. The golden-yellow skin is flushed bright pink and starred with lenticels. If the fruit is not pink enough, you will not see it in the Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. bin at the supermarket; any apple that does not meet the Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. standards for color and sugar is sold as Cripps Pink, which is actually the name of the tree, whereas "Pink Lady" denotes only those apples that are deemed worthy. The quality of the fruit is tightly controlled by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. With a sweet-tart and tropical flavor, this apple is for fresh eating and it is a great salad apple as it does not brown after slicing. Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. stores well but bruises easily.

Pink Lady® Cripps Pink cv. is a cross of Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. It was developed by John Cripps, who also bred Cripps Red (Sundownder® Cripps II cv.).

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The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, storage
Storage duration: three plus months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Golden Delicious x Lady Williams
Origin: Australia
Introduced in: 1990s
Introduced by: John Cripp

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: 400
Ripening date: Nov 10 (approximate, in New York State) + 56 days after McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: G.935 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 12'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust: Very Susceptible
Fireblight: Susceptible
Powdery Mildew: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

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