PINK SPARKLE
(Pink Pearmain)California

$36.95

Pink Sparkle is thought to be one of Albert Etter's apples found in an old orchard near Whale Gulch, California by Ram and Marissa Fishman. Distinctive upside down shape, broad base narrow at the stem. Pink Sparkle develops a red striped skin when ripe, flesh is deep pink, but varies according to climate. Tart mildly sweet with distinctive aromatic flavor. Must be fully ripe for maximum sweetness and color.

Certified Organic Apple Tree

CCOF Almost all of our apple trees (exception noted) and few other select fruit trees and berries grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO).

Growing Considerations for Pink Sparkle apple

Bloom: Midseason

USDA Zone: 6,7,8,9

Pollination: Select another midseason blooming variety

Fruit Storage: Good

Mature Size: 12-15 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree

Recommended Spacing: 12-15 ft. if summer pruned 8 ft.spacing

Ripens: Late

Uses: Cider, Fresh eating/ dessert and baking

Rootstock: Semi-dwarf MM 111

Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Years to bear: 2-4 years

Shape when shipped: Whip(no branching)

*Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 5/8  inch caliper (width around trunk) 5 to 6 ft. in field. (trimmed to 4-5 ft. when shipped)

*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.

Note on Shipping:

Our apple trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions.  There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.


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