They have pale waxy yellow skin with a pink flush, with russetting at the stem end.
Inside, they have white, somewhat crisp, juicy flesh with a sweet, mildly astringent taste.
The tree blooms mid-spring.
For apple juice or cider.
Juice will be sweet; cider will be mildly bittersweet. In cider, the apple provides a good balance to bitter-sharp apples.
Sweet Alford Apples originated in Devon, England in the 1700s.