They have glossy, pale-yellow skin flushed with red on the side that gets the sun.
Inside the white flesh is occasionally streaked red near the skin. The flesh is crisp, tender, finely-grained and juicy, with good taste.
Carolina Red June Apples are popular in the American South, where they ripen in June and July over a period of time.
The tree may bloom twice in one year, producing a small apple crop in the fall as well.
A rule of thumb for some people was use for pies in July, fresh-eating in August, and cider later.
For fresh-eating or very good in pies.
Does not store well.
Carolina Red June Apples probably originated in North Carolina or Tennessee, USA, in the early 1800’s. First mentioned in print in 1848.