Their flavour is sharp at first, but improves in storage.
The fruit ripens late, around mid-June (in Australia.) It does not develop well in cool autumns. It is perhaps best suited to the mild winters and long season of Western Australia.
Lady Williams Apples originated with a chance seedling found in Western Australia about 1949. The seedling was perhaps a cross between Granny Smith and Rockewood apples.
Introduced commercially in 1968.