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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Cripps Pink

Cripps Pink is one of the best-known modern apple varieties, well-suited to the warmer apple-growing regions.
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Using


Apple tree
Cripps Pink
Picking seasonVery late
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Fruit persistencePersistent
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Growing


Apple tree
Cripps Pink
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Cripps Pink
General resistanceAverage
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightVery susceptible
Cedar apple rustVery susceptible
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Climate


Apple tree
Cripps Pink
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Cripps Pink
Country of originAustralia
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorPink
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