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Co-op 33

Synonyms: Marketed as Pixie Crunch. Not to be confused with the Pixie apple.

Identification: Small to medium size. Round and as tall as it is round, no crown or ribbing. The skin is thin and glossy with a yellow-green base colour and red-purple over wash that can cover almost all or all of the apple at full ripeness. No russetting. No waxy or oily appearance in storage.

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish white, crisp, breaking. Fine-grained. Juicy and sweet-tart. Mild-flavoured, somewhat spicy. Can be rather bland when grown in marginal conditions.

Uses: Intended as a fresh-eating apple.

Origins: One of several varieties developed under the cooperative breeding program of the Indiana, Illinois and New Jersey (U.S.A.) experimental research stations, commonly referred to by the acronym PIR. The original seedling was grown from a 1971 cross created by Rutgers University's Cream Ridge Research and Development Station and subsequently cultivated at the Purdue University's Clark Farm Tract near Lafayette, Indiana. From 1978 on, it underwent extensive testing through the cooperative program as well as in Europe. The direct parentage of PRI 2712-1 is from two experimental varieties which have Golden Delicious , Red Rome Beauty , Melba , Rome Beauty , Edgewood and Crandall in their pedigree.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, spreading tree. Bears fruit on the tips. Will overcrop and bear biennially unless pruned. Also requires ongoing pruning to manage branching. Lends itself to backyard or small orchard; not ideal for commercial productions.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

8 weeks

Cold storage: Will stay fresh for two weeks at room temperature, two months under refrigeration.

Vulnerabilities: Susceptible to mildew, cedar apple rust, fire blight. Tolerant of scab.

Harvest: Ripens late in the second half of the fourth period. Attains its best flavour profile after one month in storage.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert

Hardiness Zone min: 5

Hardiness Zone max: 8

Pollination group: B

Pollination day: 7


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Apples with a similar sounding name:

Cappy
Cappy
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summary: from botner list

Co-op 1
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Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 2
Co-op 2
Type: Dessert, Eating, Sauce

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Prima, also known as Priestly Prima.

Co-op 3
Co-op 3
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 4
Co-op 4
Type: Cooking, Cider, Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Priscilla

Co-op 5
Co-op 5
Type: Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Sir Prize.

Co-op 6
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Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 7
Type: Dessert, Pie, Sauce

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 8
Co-op 8
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 12
Co-op 12
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 13
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Type: Dessert

characteristics: The flesh is light cream coloured, firm, medium grained, firm, crisp and juicy. Mild flavour and acidity.

Synonyms: Marketed as Redfree

Co-op 14
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 15
Co-op 15
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 16
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 17
Co-op 17
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 18
Co-op 18
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 19
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Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 20
Co-op 20
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 21
Co-op 21
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Dayton.

Co-op 22
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Introduced as Jonafree

Co-op 23
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Type: Culinary, Cider, Dessert, Jelly, Pie, Sauce

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Williams' Pride

Co-op 24
Co-op 24
Type: Dessert

summary: One of some 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 25
Co-op 25
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Scarlett O'Hara.

Co-op 26
Co-op 26
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of over 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 27
Co-op 27
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 28
Co-op 28
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 29
Co-op 29
Type: Dessert, Eating, Pie

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Sundance and sometimes called Sundancer.

Co-op 30
Co-op 30
Type: Dessert, Eating

characteristics: Flesh is pale yellow to cream in colour, medium-grained, firm, crisp and juicy. Sprightly and spicy. The apple tends to be a bit on the tart side when first ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Enterprise, often misspelled Enterprize.

Co-op 31
Co-op 31
Type: Pie

summary: The 19th apple in the PRI breeding programme, this apple is great for fresh eating as well as for pies and grows well in cooler climates.

Synonyms: Trademarked as Winecrisp

Co-op 32
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Type: Dessert, Pie, Sauce

summary: The eleventh of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus ...

Synonyms: Pristine, Pristinel

Co-op 34
Co-op 34
Type:

summary: A Jonathan-style fresh-eating apple developed in the PRI breeding programme

Co?op 35
Co?op 35
Type:

characteristics: crisp, mild

Co?op 36
Type:

origins: PRI, cooperative introduction from the State Universities in Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois, USA

Co-op 37
Co-op 37
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: A Golden-Delicious-style fresh-eating apple created by PRI's disease resistant apple breeding programme created in the 1970s.

Co-op 38
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Type: Cooking, Cider, Eating

characteristics: Flesh is pale cream in colour, coarse-grained, but firm, breaking and crisp. Rather tart, but with a high sugar content. Rich, spicy flavour with complexities ...

Synonyms: Goldrush, GoldRush, Delisdor

Co-op 40
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Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 41
Co-op 41
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 42
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Type: Dessert, Eating

characteristics: The flesh is yellow, coarse-grained, crisp. Juicy to very juicy, sweet-tart, spicy.

Synonyms: Released in Europe as Primiera

Co-op 43
Co-op 43
Type: Dessert, Eating, Pie

characteristics: The flesh colour varies from white to light straw. Very fine textured, crisp, crunchy, breaking and juicy. Juicy, sweet and slightly tart with a honeyed aroma. ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Juliet

Co-op 44
Co-op 44
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Gu pe
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Type: Cider

origins: Quelques communes au nord de Dinan

Coppy
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Type:

summary: not available

Co-op 9
Co-op 9
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 10
Co-op 10
Type: Dessert

summary: This McIntosh-style apple is one of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) ...

Co-op 11
Co-op 11
Type: Dessert

summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 39
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Type: Dessert, Juice, Pie, Sauce

characteristics: Flesh is yellowish cream, extremely crisp, juicy, somewhat tart and distinctly spicy.

Synonyms: Marketed as Crimson Crisp.