They have yellowish-green skin with deep orange flushes and streaks of dark red.
Inside, they have soft off-white flesh with green tints.
The flesh is aromatic and has a sweet, sharp flavour with a hint of anise, but is somewhat dry.
The fruit ripens late September.
Ross Nonpareil Apples originated in Ireland around 1802.
They were brought to England by a John Robertson of Kilkenny in 1819.
The apple was described by Edward Ashdown Bunyard (1878-1939) as good for people who had trouble eating crisp, firm apples.