The thin skin has a pale greenish-yellow background with red blushes. Inside, the finely-textured, tender flesh is a pale-cream colour, and somewhat crisp and juicy.
The Government of Canada is saying that this may become a “strain of choice”; other reviewers with no political stake in the fruit are saying instead that it is “only fair quality.”
Okay for eating fresh, or making apple juice with.
A McIntosh Cross that was started in Wisconsin in 1963. Further development was undertaken by the Government of Canada at the Kentville Research Centre, Kentville, Nova Scotia. The apple was released in 1978.