The Pink Pearl apple tree is a unique apple with distinctive pink flesh beneath translucent, pearly yellow skin, which sometimes also bears a light pink blush. The Pink Pearl apple tree was introduced in 1944 by the renowned California plant breeder Albert Etter. A great tasting apple with firm flesh. Pink Pearl apples are tart to sweet-tart, depending on time of harvest. Pink Pearl apples are wonderful for baking, especially in open-topped tarts or in sauces where their pink color can really shine. A good choice for eating fresh, whether alone of as part of a salad. Pink Pearl are harvested in late summer and don’t last long in storage, so you’ll need to be quick to enjoy this special summer apple.