Dwarf Apple - Pink Lady

Malus domestica

Apple pink lady Fruit Cut apart - By Hans Haase [CC BY-SA 3.0] (Photo Credits)

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An Australian selection named for her attractive pink blush over a yellow undertone. Her true pink coloring, crisp crunch and smooth texture assure the ultimate in dessert quality eating apples. Performs best in cooler regions.
Other Names: Cripps Pink, Malus pumila

$39.00 ($39.00-$46.95 choose a size)

Specifications of Dwarf Apple - Pink Lady

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Semi Dwarf (2/3 Normal Size), Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 4-5 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May

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Pollinators 813, 3244, 2236, 2191

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Pollinators for the Dwarf Apple - Pink Lady

You will require another High Chill Apple variety for cross pollination and fruit set

Apple - Granny Smith

$39.00 ($29.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Has a tart-tangy, crisp flavour and bright green skin. One of the best apples for eating out of hand and a very good cooking apple because of its ability to retain flavour. The Granny requires about 600 hours of chill . High potential for self pollination.

Dwarf Apple - Red Delicious

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Red delicious produces excellent crops of bright red, large, crunchy apples. The flesh is greenish white and has a crisp texture. The are great to eat straight off the tree. Pollinate with a Granny Smith, Pink Lady or a Red Fuji. A high chill variety for cooler regions.

Dwarf Apple - Gala

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A juicy apple with a mild sweet flavour and crisp, creamy yellow flesh. Excellent for eating fresh, cutting into salads or adding to the kids lunch box. They are a thin skinned apple. A high chill variety for cooler/ temperate regions with approximately 600 chill hours. Usually ripens in February and stores well.

Dwarf Apple - Red Fuji

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The aromatic flesh of the red fuji is tinged with a delicate honey-pineapple flavour, sweet and aromatic. The crisp, crunchy flesh is very juicy and the fruits hold well on the tree. The skin ripens from greenish yellow to a dull russett red. Partially Self pollinating, pollinates with the red delicious, and pink lady. Fuji will perform in both cold and warmer temperate climates.

Dwarf Apple - Pink Lady Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

Aaron Siemienow1
★★★★★ 3y ago

GEROGERY, NSW, Australia

Will get to sample the fruit this year. no issues so far.

★★★★ 5y ago

BEAUMONT, NSW, Australia

Favourite apple variety for eating.

★★★ 7y ago

Elizabeth Grove, SA, Australia

planted for my hubby to get him interested in my garden obsession :)

★★ 7y ago


Raising as a Stepover apple

★★★★ 8y ago

Tingalpa, QLD, Australia

To my amazement this plant flowered and has a nice amount of apples nearly ready to harvest, we had a warm winter last year so it appears this plant is suitable for Brisbane conditions - will see if it flowers again this year.  I am growing this one i...

★★★★ 10y ago

sydney, nsw, australia

growing in a pot and finally got fruit developing

11y ago

Menai, NSW, Australia

was going cheap and I thought I'd try to teach the kids that fruit doesn't start in plastic bags

★★★ 11y ago

Tintaldra, Vic, Aus

Lovingly watched for our very first fruits. 5 children can't wait to eat our very own apples!

11y ago


very compact but didn't put on much growth in first year. May have been rather pot bound from waiting many months to be planted out. Not fruited yet.

★★★★ 11y ago

Jandakot, WA, Australia

I LOVE this apple! Compared to those in the supermarkets, nothing even comes close! I remember the first apple I ate from this tree. It was a dark pink, as I  bit into it I felt the juices dribbling down my mouth, and a burst of flavour delivered to m...

★★★ 12y ago

Lane Cove West, NSW, Australia

Pruning and training to form a Double-U shaped espalier.

★★★ 12y ago

Mentone, VIC, Australia

A week of 46degree days last January then the scorching winds of Black Saturday was just too much for this poor tree.

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