They have greenish-yellow skin with orangish-red flushes, and stripes of red on top with some russetting.
Inside, they have aromatic, off-white, crisp, firm, juicy flesh.
They have a sweet taste, brisk just after picking, mellowing afterwards.
Thinning the fruit on the tree while it is growin will help produce larger fruits.
Stores well. Can be stored in refrigerator in plastic bag with holes in it.
Pixie Apples were developed at the National Fruit Trials in Kent, England in 1947.
One of the parents was possibly either Cox’s Orange Pippin or Sunset apples.
They received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1970.