It was bred to be both an eating and cooking fruit. The apples have a high sugar and tannin content (attention cider makers.)
The apple is ribbed, making it not completely round. It ranges in size from 2 ¾ to 3 ¼ inches wide (7 to 8 cm.)
Government reports says “quality: fair to good.”
Will store 2 months in commercial storage.
Introduced in 1983, released 1991. Developed by Government of Canada at St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.