"Fruit below to above medium, round; skin whitish yellow, sometimes faintly blushed, often roughened with faint russet, often with a suture line from the cavity to the basin; dots small, inconspicuous, pale yellow or russet; stem rather long and slender in a wide, deep (Downing says shallow), often russeted cavity; basin small, often oblique, medium in width and depth, rather abrupt and furrowed; flesh white, firm, fine-grained, not tender or crisp, moderately juicy, sweet. Ripe November-March." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co., 1995. Print.