Zone: 5 – 7
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: First half of October
Fertility: Needs a pollinator
Skin Colour: Mostly red blush with some green remaining around the top and bottom
Flesh: Cream coloured. Slow to turn brown. Fine, crisp texture.
Flavour: Sweet. Honeyed. Aromatic. Sub-acid.
Usage: Good for fresh eating and salads
Storage: Three to five months
Top 50 Ranking: #2
Notes: Low susceptibility to powdery mildew. Somewhat susceptible to fire blight, and very susceptible to apple scab. Sensitive to frost and cool spring temperatures. Also susceptible to dormant oil spray damage.