Color: dark red stripes, pale red/ yellow underneath, small grey dots, flesh is yellow- white
Texture: tender, juicy
Taste: sweet, tart, spicey- mild, subacid
Uses: Cider, Fresh Eating, storage
Ideal Growing Conditions: partial to full sun, 6+ sun hours
Origin: Fayette County, Georgia, prior to 1860
Fun Facts: Developed by Matthew Yates of Fayette County, GA around 1844.