Introduced in 1817 from New Jersey, USA. Medium to large fruit, round/oblong shape. Eye basin is ribbed. Stem bowl cavity often russeted. Red striped/blush over yellow ground colour. Fruit are juicy, firm, moderately crisp, sub-acid flavour. Used as a dessert apple, cooking and cider. Tree is moderately cold hardy, vigorous, biennial bearing may be an issue. Mid-season bloom, pink blossoms which produce very little pollen. Susceptible to apple scab and scald. Fruit hang well on tree.
|Sharp:||Tannins <0.2%, Malic Acid >0.45%|