They have yellow skin covered in pink and red stripes.
Inside, they have crisp, juicy yellowish flesh.
The fruit ripens in July.
Summer Champion Apples were developed by a Wellington (Wirt) Waller of Lincoln, Arksansas around 1897.
Wellington was the son-in-law of George Collins, who originated the Collins Red Apples. Wellington sold Stark the rights for $45.00 US.
They were introduced commerically by Stark Brothers Nursery in 1907.
Arkansas Apple Festival Committee. History of the Apple in Lincoln. Retrieved April 2008 from: http://www.arkansasapplefestival.org/history-apple.htm