"Fruit medium to large, roundish to somewhat oblong, conical, knobbed at the base; skin thick, smooth, glossy, taking a high polish when rubbed, clear yellow washed over most of the surface with red and striped with darker red; dots numerous, small, yellow, stem medium to long in a medium size, deep, russeted cavity; calyx closed; basin medium size, slightly furrowed; flesh yellowish, moderately fine grained, breaking, juicy, mild subacid. Ripe September—October and can be kept until after Christmas." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print.