The fruit is hard, firm and with a light green skin and crisp, juicy flesh. The flavour is tart and acidic. It remains firm when baked, making it a popular cooking apple used in pies, where it can be sweetened. The apple goes from being completely green to turning yellow when overripe.
Low calorie, fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free; contain fiber and vitamin C. Eating low calorie foods that are high in fiber can help support a healthy weight. Apples contain two types of fiber; soluble and insoluble. Fiber is beneficial for heart and gut health.