Pink Lady apple identification

Pink Lady apple identification
One of the best-known modern apples, Pink Lady is actually a trademark and the variety is more correctly known as Cripps Pink. Parentage: Golden Delicious x Lady Williams. Introduced / discovered in Late 20th century.

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Identification

  • Flesh colour - White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Fruit size - Medium
  • Fruit size - Large
  • Fruit shape - Round
  • Fruit shape - Oblong
  • Shape features - Anglular (flat-sided)
  • Shape features - Regular, round
  • Shape features - Ribbed
  • Shape features - Prominent uneven ribs
  • Shape features - Slightly, broadly, obscurely ribbed
  • Shape features - Ribbed cavity to basin
  • Shape features - Unusual shape
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Lop-sided, unequal sides, irregular
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Symmetrical
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Variable, dissimilar shapes
  • Shape uniformity - Lack Uniformity in size & shape
  • Shape uniformity - Pentangular, 5 sided
  • Seeds - size - Small
  • Seeds - size - Medium
  • Core - Abaxile / Irregular
  • Core - Axile / Symmetrical
  • Core - Closed
  • Core - Open
  • Seeds - point - Obtuse
  • Seeds - characteristics - Abortive
  • Seeds - characteristics - Many
  • Seeds - characteristics - Plump
  • Core - lines - Moderate
  • Core - lines - Narrow
  • Core - lines meeting - Base of calyx tube
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Small
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Short
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Wide
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Conic
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Median
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Basal
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Leafy
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Pubescent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Green with brown tips
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Closed
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Partially Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Connivent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Reflexed
  • Russet - Not present
  • Russet % coverage - Low
  • Russet % coverage - Absent
  • All green or yellow - Other colors present
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Red
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Red (+/or) Pink to Pale Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with some Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin blush - Present
  • Skin blush (color) - Pink to Pinkish Red Copper
  • Scarf skin - Not present
  • Suture lines - Not present
  • Bloom - Not present
  • Skin waxy or greasy - Waxy or greasy (fresh or stored)
  • Skin waxy or greasy - No waxiness or greasiness present
  • Skin feel - Hammering, peening, tiny pits, shallow dimples
  • Skin feel - Not smooth, Rough
  • Skin feel - Smooth
  • Stripes - Stripes present
  • Stripes - No stripes
  • Stripes (details) - Washed - faded
  • Stripes (color) - Pink
  • Stripes (color) - Red
  • Stem (length) - Medium
  • Stem (length) - Long
  • Stem (thickness) - Variable
  • Stem (thickness) - Slender
  • Stem (thickness) - Medium
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Usually Russet Free
  • Stem (position) - Inclined, Oblique, laying to the side
  • Stem (position) - Slightly Oblique
  • Stem (details) - Curved
  • Stem (details) - Knobby, Clubbed
  • Stem (color) - Brown
  • Stem (color) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Flat, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Compressed
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Furrows, Corrugated
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Medium
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Deep
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Flat
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Red
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Shiny, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Silvery Gray
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Yellow
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Steep, Acuminate slope
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Acute, Medium Slope
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Oblique - slanted to one side
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Symmetrical
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Moderate, Medium width
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Wide, Broad
  • Basin skin - Red
  • Basin skin - Yellow
  • Basin skin - Bloom, Scarf, Waxy, Dusty
  • Basin skin - Green
  • Basin width - Moderate
  • Basin width - Broad
  • Basin russet - Usually Russet free
  • Basin (top view) - Uneven, Oblique, Slanted
  • Basin (top view) - Symmetrical, Round
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight, Acuminate
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight to medium slope
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Acute, Regular, Medium slope
  • Basin (side view depth) - Medium depth
  • Basin (side view depth) - Deep
  • Basin (side view depth) - Variable depth
  • Basin (protruberances) - Ridged, Ribbed
  • Basin (protruberances) - Undulate, Furrowed, Wavy, Puckered
  • Basal lobes - Present, Crowned, or 5-lobed
  • Basal lobes - Slightly present
  • Basal lobes - Not present
  • Dots (description) - Green
  • Dots (description) - Light colored, pale, greyed
  • Dots (description) - Pink
  • Dots (description) - Same color as background
  • Dots (description) - Stellate
  • Dots (description) - Submerged / Depressed
  • Dots (description) - White
  • Dots (numbers) - Numerous
  • Dots (size) - Medium
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Conspicuous, prominent, distinct
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Lenticels conspicuous
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Inconspicuous, not prominent
  • Dots (spread) - Enter the stem cavity
  • Dots (spread) - From Basin lessening toward Cavity
  • Flesh (staining) - Not present
  • Flesh (texture) - Crisp, Breaking into chuncks
  • Flesh (texture) - Firm, Hard
  • Flesh (grain) - Fine
  • Flesh (grain) - Medium
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Juicy or Very Juicy

Using

  • Uses - Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality - Exceptional
  • Flavour quality - Very good
  • Flavour style - Aromatic
  • Flavour style - Sweet/Sharp
  • Harvest period - Very-Late season
  • Only sweet flavor - Tart, sub-acid, or bitter flavor detected

Growing

  • Flowering group - 3
  • Fruit bearing - Spur-bearer
  • First planted - After 1950

References

  • 'Apples for the 21st Century' by Manhart
  • Pink Lady - tasting notes, history, and pedigree on OrangePippin.com



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