"Fruit medium size or often below medium, usually roundish conical but sometimes rather oblong conical; skin tough, smooth, pale yellow mostly to almost completely overspread with bright red (also described as having a bright crimson cheek with a light bloom); dots inconspicuous, small, gray; stem long and slender in a deep, narrow, acute, russeted cavity; calyx half closed; basin shallow and corrugated; flesh yellowish white, crisp, juicy, mild subacid to almost sweet. Ripe October—April or later." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print.