They have greenish-yellow skin flushed with dull red and covered with a bluish bloom.
Inside, they have white, crisp, juicy, fragrant flesh.
The fruit ripens in September.
Does not store well.
Carter’s Blue Apples were being grown in the 1840’s in Mount Meigs Depot, Alabama, USA, by a Colonel Carter.
The apple was re-introduced to the American South by a Lee Calhoun of Pittsboro, North Carolina using scion wood obtained from the National Fruit Trust in Kent, England.