A US variety raised in 1813 and selected by Matthew Yates of Fayette County, Georgia around 1844. It keeps well and its small size and sweet flavour make it an excellent choice for school lunch boxes. Used for cider production in USA.
Smith Muriel W.G. (1971) National Apple Register of the United Kingdom. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
Harvest Period: very late
Pollination Group: PG3
Uses: Lunchbox Eating Cider