Their thin skin is a dull, pinkish-red, with occasional russetting.
Inside, they have crisp, firm pale yellowish flesh with a mild, sweet taste, but not much balancing tartness.
The tree is a reliable heavy bearer.
Stores very well.
Splendour Apples were developed in New Zealand in 1948 from a cross between Red Dougherty and Golden Delicious apples.
The apple bruises easily, so it lost favour in markets as it didn’t ship well.