The orangey-yellow skin has a dull red blush on it, as well as some white dots and some russeting.
The pale to golden yellow flesh is crisp and crunchy, firm and very fragrant. The taste is somewhat spicy.
The tree fruits regularly every year.
Best used as a fresh-eating apple.
Noted growing in Counties Kilkenny and Antrim in 1802 and 1812. Was very popular in Ireland in the 1800s, up until the 1950s.