Gano.- Fine grained, mild and excellent: good shipper and keeper. Vigorous and hardy. January to May. Longfield.- Russian; abundant bearer and good quality. December to March. Pewaukee.- Crisp, juicy, with rich, sub-acid, aromatic, spicy flavor. Tree a strong grower and very hardy. December to May. Vredenburgh & Co., Rochester, NY.
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Gano: "Fruit medium to large, roundish to slightly oblong, slightly conical; skin smooth, yellow mostly covered with dark solid crimson; dots numerous (also said to be few), small, yellow or gray; stem medium length and slender in a wide, deep, acute, russeted cavity; calyx slightly open; basin abrupt, narrow, rather deep, sometimes furrowed; flesh white, firm, moderately juicy, mild subacid. Ripe September and keeps until December or later." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print. Longfield: "Fruit medium, roundish conical, sides often unequal; skin smooth, polished, clear waxen yellow with a red blush; dots distinct, few, large, yellowish; stem short in a deep, narrow, slightly russeted cavity; basin abrupt, narrow, wrinkled; flesh very white, very tender, juicy, brisk subacid. Ripe September—December." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print. Pewaukee: " Fruit medium to large, varying in shape but usually roundish oblate, ribbed; skin smooth, green becoming bright yellow, striped and mottled with light and dark red over most of the surface, often with a gray bloom; dots pale gray or white, some large and areolar; stem usually short and fleshy inserted under a fleshy lip in a variable shape and size cavity which is sometimes barely developed at all; basin usually abrupt, medium to shallow, wrinkled; flesh yellowish white, moderately firm, juicy, slightly coarse, slightly aromatic, subacid. Ripe November-April." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print.