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Lady in Red is a Cripp's Pink or Pink Lady(R) sport that is a more vibrant red color.

Lady in Red is a Cripp's Pink or Pink Lady(R) sport that is a more vibrant red color.

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Lady in Red Apple (Pink Lady® Sport)

Malus domestica 'Lady in Red (Pink Lady® Sport)'

Lady in Red is a highly colored red mutation of Cripps Pink (more commonly known as Pink Lady®). Its sweet-tart flavor, crisp texture and outstanding aroma have all the same attributes as Pink Lady®, but matures one week earlier and shows more intense coloring over more of the fruit's surface.


Height

12-15 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-8

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Item # Description Price
3854 Lady in Red Apple on Dwarf (EMLA 26) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart
3855 Lady in Red Apple on Semi-Dwarf (EMLA 7) root, Large 1/2-5/8" caliper grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Lady in Red (Pink Lady® Sport)'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Upright to slipghtly spreading tree. Matures one week before Cripps Pink.  As a sport of Cripp's Pink, it is likely just as susceptible to fire-blight as Cripp's Pink--- plan accordingly.

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A Little History about Lady in Red Apple (Pink Lady® Sport)

Lady in Red was discovered as a branch mutation on a Cripps Pink (more commonly known as Pink Lady®) tree by Basil Mawley in his orchard in the Hawkes Bay, New Zealand in 1996.

Malus domestica 'Lady in Red (Pink Lady® Sport)' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Late blooming
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Spurry habit
Upright habit
Harvest Period
Very late season
Other Attributes
Aromatic
Sweet-tart
Very crisp
Keeps well
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
High dessert quality