Rich Crimson Skin that Covers a Crisp Juicy Flesh.
Color: dark red skin with darker red stripes, yellowish- white flesh
Texture: firm, tender, crisp, juicy
Taste: complex with a sweet bite
Size: large to very large
Uses: fresh- eating, apple pie, stores well
Growing Conditions: strong, vigorous; all growing conditions, grows well in bottomlands and hillsides. Partial to full sun, 6 plus sun hours.
Ripens: September/ October.
Origins: Lenoir, NC, USA, late 1800s.
AKA: Coffey Seedling, Dula
Fun Fact: comes from Limbertwig seeds that were planted by Julius Abram Dula from Lenoir, NC; NC Dept of Agriculture recommended Dula for Piedmont growers in 1908.