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Pixie Crunch

PIXIE CRUNCH is medium to dark red to purple red over a light green ground color at harvest, developing to deep yellow producing a somewhat orange cast after maturity; tender and moderate thickness. The flesh of this dessert apple is yellow; extremely crisp and breaking, yet somewhat melting; medium to fine grained; juicy; moderately to mildly acid, rich, spicy, full flavored; excellent for up to one month after harvest. Satisfactory quality is maintained up to two months in refrigerated storage after which flavor, but not crispness, substantially declines.Bears annually even in years with late frosts. Matures late August.

Ripening Period

  • Late Summer - August