"Fruit above medium to large, sometimes very large, roundish oblate; skin green or greenish yellow washed with a dull red with darker red, broken stripes, covered with a heavy bluish bloom; dots numerous, prominent, white; stem short and usually stout in a wide, shallow cavity; calyx closed; basin broad, fairly deep, lobed; flesh yellow or yellowish white, crisp, juicy, sugary, aromatic, mild subacid. Ripe September and keeps until November." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print.