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Pink Pearmain® apple

This apple obtains a red striped skin when mature, with an upside-down shape. Flesh is a deeper pink tone which varies with climatic changes. Tart and aromatic flavor.

USDA identification images for Pink Pearmain

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 06 Nov 2016  CA / HUMBOLDT COUNTY, United States
      Just tasted this variety this year. Nice tasty blend of sweet and tart, though definitely on the sweet side. Crisp and easy to bite into. Great pink flesh inside. Medium late ripening for the pink fleshed apples I'm familiar with. I'm surprised this apple isn't better known. It's a winner!

    Tree register

    United States



    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: United States
    • Introduced: 1970
    • Developed by: Albert Etter


    • Country of origin: United States


    • Vitamin C content: Low


    • Flowering group: 1

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