Enormous fruits, often 1 pound or more. Pale yellow skin almost covered with pale dull red. Soft, tender, slightly mealy, creamy white flesh. Primarily used for baking and pies, but with full sun and sandy soil it can be quite wonderful. Excellent for drying. Long-lived hardy, productive tree with strong, spreading, sturdy limb growth. Resistant to scab, mildew, fire blight, and cedar-apple rust. Hardy to -50 F.