Parents include Macoun x PRI 54-12 (PRI Coop complex cross includes Rome Beauty, Jersey Black, McIntosh, Wealthy and M. floribunda), NY Station, 1978. This handsome, medium-sized, round-conic, bluish-pinkish-red apple has crisp white flesh when it is completely ripe. Liberty is best for fresh eating and also good for sauce and cider. Often cited as the best of the recently developed “disease-resistant” varieties, particularly in the Northeast. Keeps for only a week or two, so eat them up fairly soon.