Inside, the light pink flesh is crisp, finely-textured, aromatic and firm.
There is a balance of sweet and tart in the flavour. It sweetens more when fully ripe and after a bit of storage.
The tree blooms with ornamental deep pink blossoms in the spring.
The fruit ripens in August in California.
For fresh-eating. Also for sauce; makes pink applesauce.
Pink Pearl Apples were developed by Albert Etter in Humboldt County, California, USA, from a Sunrise apple seed. Introduced 1944.