Thought to be one of Albert Etter's apples found in an old orchard near Whale Gulch, California by Ram and Marissa Fishman. Distinctive upside down shape, broad base narrow at the stem. Develops a red striped skin when ripe, flesh is deep pink, but varies according to climate. Tart mildly sweet with distinctive aromatic flavor. Must be fully ripe for maximum sweetness and color.
Pollination:Select another midseason bloom apple variety
Uses: Fresh eating/ dessert, cooking (puree, applesauce, apple butter)
Size when shipped: 5/8 to 3/4 inch caliper (width around trunk)
Height prior to shipment: 6 ft.(trimmed to 5'when shipped)
Shape when shipped: Feathered (prominent side branching)
Certified Organic Trees are shipped bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through mid-April depending on USDA zone.