"Fruit medium to large, usually roundish but variable in size and shape, often angular, often furrowed from top to bottom on one side; skin smooth, green when first picked, becoming bright yellow with an orange-red blush upon ripening in storage; dots numerous, whitish or gray, submerged or with russet points; stem peculiarly fleshy and flattened, short, in a wide, wavy, often lipped cavity basin varies but often abrupt, narrow and rather deep; flesh yellowish, firm, tender, fine-grained, crisp, juicy, aromatic, sprightly subacid. Ripe November--March but often deteriorates in storage." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co., 1995. Print.