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Pixie Apples



Pixie are small-sized, fragrant apples with greenish-yellow skin with orange (sometimes red) flushes with some russeting.

They are round and somewhat flattened.

Pixie Apples have crisp, firm, juicy flesh which is sweet with some tartness.

Storage Hints

Pixie Apples store well.

History Notes

Pixie Apples were developed in Kent, England in 1947 at the National Fruit Trials. They were probably a seedling from either Cox's Orange Pippin apples or Sunset apples. They received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1970.

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