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Pollination group:

Ballarat Seedling

Synonyms: Ballarat, Stewart, Stewart's Seedling

Identification: Large, round. Skin base colour is greenish yellow with a pink blush on the sun exposed face. The skin develops a greasy feel at maturity.

Characteristics: The flesh is crisp, coarse and hard. Fruity. Keeps for several months in cool room.

Uses: Mostly used for cooking since it fails to ripen in most temperate climates. Makes an excellent gelly.

Origins: A wild seedling found by ??????? Stewarts in his garden near Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, around 1870, possibly from Dunn s Seedling.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright spreading spur bearer. Produces heavy crops that ripen toward the end of the second period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group C. Day 10.

Type(s): Cooking, Jelly

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 10