Their thin yellow skin is smooth, and mostly covered with bright red, dotted with pale russetting.
Inside, the white flesh is tender, finely-textured, crisp, aromatic and firm.
The flavour is sweet with very little tartness to it.
The tree is such a heavy bearer that in fact it needs pruning or apple quality will be affected.
In the New York State area, the fruit ripens October / November.
Stores until early spring, March / April.
Lady Sweet Apples originated in Newberry, New York in 1845, and were promoted by Downing Nurseries.
They were mentioned in “Apples of New York” (1905), by Professor S.A. Beach. He wrote, “one of most desirable of the sweet apples for commercial planting.”