They have greenish-yellow skin flushed with red stripes, and speckled with white dots. With more sunshine exposure, the skin will be all red with white dots.
Inside, the apples have aromatic, firm, crisp flesh with a rich, spicy taste.
The fruit ripens late September early October.
All-purpose apple: for fresh-eating, apple butter, and cider. Apple butter made from it will be aromatic.
Stores very well.
Red Royal Limbertwig Apples appear to have been first sold by a Henry Morton of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA, who found the apple in the Smoky Mountains.