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Opalescent Apple

Malus domestica 'Opalescent'
$29.50
Opalescent Apple on Semi-Standard (Bud 118) Root - Potted FFT Light caliper grade
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Opalescent is a large fruited apple with smooth skin that is completely red, turning to carmine or purplish.  The fruit is firm, juicy, mildly subacid with yellow flesh.  It t ripens in late fall.  The skin becomes greasy in storage.

Alternate Name:  Hudson's Pride

Opalescent was discovered in Michigan by George Hudson, who originally called it Hudson's Pride.  It was introduced in 1880 and the name changed to Opalescent by the nursery.  It was once widely grown in New England because of its attractiveness.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
5-7
Color
Bright red
Categories
Apple--- Heirloom Varieties
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