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Red Pixie

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured clone of Pixie. Fruits have crisp, fairly juicy flesh with a good aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Pixie red sport
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Pixie

Accession No.
1989 - 001

  

Accession name
Red Pixie
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Crown
weak 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register