"Fruit medium to almost large, roundish or slightly oblong, conical, ribbed; skin thick, green becoming yellow when ripe, sometimes with a slight reddish tinge or blush on the sunny side, with irregular russet blotches or freckles all over the apple; dots small, sunken, greenish; stem short (Warder says medium to long), in a deep, acute, russeted cavity; calyx closed; basin medium size, corrugated; flesh yellow, firm, rather juicy, briskly subacid until fully ripe. Ripe July-August." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print.