They have yellow skin 90% covered with bright reddish-orange flushes.
Inside, they have firm, juicy off-white flesh which is aromatic, with a sweet taste with balancing tartness.
The fruit ripens all at the same time early-August to September in Minnesota.
The tree is cold hardy, down to -40 F (-40 C.)
For fresh-eating; also okay for cooking.
Stores reasonably well for an early ripener; up to 1 month.
State Fair Apples were developed from a cross done at the University of Minnesota between Mantet and Oriole apples done in Minnesota, USA.
Released in 1979.