Lady apple

Tiny apples that are only about ½ inches across with a shape that's slightly flattened on the top and bottom. The skin color ranges from brilliant red to yellow with red blushing. Lady apples have a crisp flesh and a mildly sweet-tart flavor. See also apple.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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