Opalescent, also known as Hudson's Pride of Michigan, was first discovered by George Hudson in Barry County, Michigan. He originally named it Hudson's Pride of Michigan, but it was renamed Opalescent when Dayton Star Nursery began distributing it.
This is a popular large New England apple, pale yellow, with flushed scarlet skin. It is sweet, crunchy, juicy, with hint of strawberries. Best for fresh eating.
The tree is vigorous, upright spreading, susceptible to fireblight. Self-sterile.