Pixie Crunch

Sweet
Description

Pixie Crunch is a small apple, mostly dark red on a yellow skin. Exceptionally crispy, it is outstanding for fresh eating. It is ready for picking in September. Pixie Crunch was developed in 1972 by PRI, the joint apple-breeding program of Purdue University, Rutgers University, and the University of Illinois. Before being named Pixie Crunch, it was tested as Co-op 33. It is a cross of two numbered apples, but has both Golden Delicious and Rome in its heritage. 

Discovered: 1972

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Harvest: Midseason

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