The fruit grows in clusters, and ripens late October / early November.
The juice is usually blended with juice from other apples.
Michelin Apples were raised by a M. Legrand of Yvetot, Normandy, France, around 1872.
They are named after a man named M. Michelin, who was a cider apple enthusiast. The apples were brought to England in 1884 by the Woolhope Naturalists’ Field Club.