The flesh has a balanced sweet-sharp taste. Some people detect a hint of lemon after a period in storage, others say raspberry.
The apples ripen in the early fall.
Does not store well.
Fearns Pippin Apples were being grown by 1780 by a Mr Bagley in his garden in Fulham, West London, England. It became popular in markets in London and Kent, but faded in popularity in the 1900s.