Corail (Pinova)

Sweet Tart

Crisp and juicy, Corail’s flavor has a tropical tinge. Its conical shape is colored bright red over a yellow-orange foundation. Corail’s white flesh resists browning when sliced. Corail, also known as Pinova,┬áPinata, and Sonata, is an all-purpose apple, good for eating out-of-hand, in salads, sauces, baking, and freezing.

Discovered: 2000, Germany

Parentage: Golden Delicious x Cox's Orange Pippin x Duchess of Oldenburg

Harvest: Late Season


Corail is a newer, German apple that arrived in the United States in 2000. Corail is a cross of Golden Delicious, Cox’s Orange Pippin, and Duchess of Oldenburg.