"Fruit medium, usually roundish oblong, but sometimes rather oblate, conical, flattened at the base; skin tough, dark yellow or greenish yellow mostly covered with splashes and occasionally stripes of dark red, sometimes with patches of yellow near the stem, sometimes with a faint bloom, often with a fine russet netting especially near the stem end; dots small or medium size, scattered, whitish; stem about an inch long in an acute, deep, russeted cavity; calyx closed; basin usually shallow, narrow, corrugated; flesh yellow, firm, crisp, very juicy, fine-grained, sprightly subacid becoming sweeter in storage. Ripe October and a good keeper." Calhoun, Creighton L. Old Southern Apples. Blacksburg, Va: McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co, 1995. Print.