This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
This was received from W. M. Samuels, of Clinton, Ky., and originated with Wm. Picket, Arlington, Ky., where it is esteemed a valuable acquisition, keeping as late as the Winesap. Tree a strong and upright grower, bearing early and abundantly; fruit large, roundish oblate, slightly oblique, flattened at the ends; skin pale yellow, nearly covered with pale purplish red; flesh whitish yellow, a little coarse, half tender, juicy, mild, pleasant, sub-acid, very good.