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Bournemouth UK
Jul 5, 2017 8:10 AM CST
Does any one know the name of the best apple tree to produce pink & white blossom ?
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Jul 5, 2017 5:01 PM CST

Most apples have pink buds that open to white flowers. I don't know of any regular eating apples with flowers that stay pink but there are a lot of pink blooming crabapples (some are edible).

I had an apple tree in California called Pink Pearl. It had pink flowers and pink flesh. Fun! My kids loved it. I don't know how successful you will be at finding it as it was developed in Northern California and is not widely known, even here.
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Name: Deb
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Jul 5, 2017 5:15 PM CST
Go to the database and search for 'malus' which will bring up all the apples in the database. From there you can look at the photos, or do a secondary search for 'pink' flowers. Bramley's Seedling looks like it keeps its pink tone, and as noted by Daisy, lots of crabapples have pink flowers. Good luck!
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