Inside, the yellowish-white flesh is fine-grained, tender, crisp and juicy.
The apple is round, slightly flattened and medium to large-sized.
Good for fresh-eating, or for use in applesauce or cider.
In 1791, a man named George Wheeler planted some seeds in his orchard in Penn Yan, New York State. He sold his orchard to an Abraham Wagener in 1796, who noticed the tree and propagated it. It became particularly popular in Virginia.