Their greenish-yellow skin is rough, covered with dull red on the side that got the sun, with brown dotting.
Inside, the yellow flesh is firm and juicy. Its rich, aromatic flavour improves in storage.
The fruit ripens late October / early November.
All-purpose apples, but particularly good for cider.
Limbertwig Apples originated in the northern part of the American state of Georgia.
The apple was known as early as 1832.
The name “limbertwig” comes from their thin, flexible branches which causes the branches to bend down like Weeping Willow — as in “limber” (aka supple) branches.