They have pale yellow, tough, thick skin, mostly flushed with red, and covered with white dots.
Inside they have tender, juicy, yellowish, crisp flesh, with a tangy flavour.
The trees grow well in warmer areas of the American South.
Speculation as to the origin of Buckingham Apples seems to pump for either Louisa County, Virginia, or Georgia.
The apple was known as early as 1817, when it was mentioned by William Coxe of Philadelphia in his “A View of the Cultivation of Fruit Trees.”