They have smooth yellow skin flushed with deep dark red.
Inside, they have yellowish, tender, sweet, juicy flesh.
Store for up to a few months.
Buncombe Apples were mentioned by John A. Warder (1812-1883) in his 1867 book, “American pomology: apples.”
Their origin is presumed to be Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA sometime in the 19th century.