Beautiful medium size dark red almost mahogany dessert quality apple. Pure white flesh, crisp sweet with some acidity. Firmer than McIntosh. Highly aromatic fine flavor. Superb for eating fresh. Better keeper and shipper than McIntosh. Keeps through January. Annually productive. Precocious and consistently heavy bearer. Susceptible to premature drop. Resistant to scab, mildew and fire blight. Hardy.