This all-purpose apple has a skin that's pale green with muted red stripes; late in the season it turns deep yellow, washed with pinkish-red striping. The crisp flesh is sweet and slightly tart. See also apple.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.