The backyard apple that was developed by Mrs Maria Ann (Granny) Smith in her backyard in Sydney. The white flesh is surrounded by a deep green coloured skin. They hold their shape well while cooking and their tart flavour balances out sweetness in desserts.
Health Benefits - They are low in calories, fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free and contain high fibre and vitamin c. They are a perfect healthy snack.
Flavour - A crispy apple that has a bitter, crisp, tart flavour.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Store apples in a dry cool area away from direct sunlight. To make them last longer, place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.