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Synonyms: Crandell

Identification: Medium to small, round shape. The skin is thick with a base colour greenish yellow. The red over-colour almost completely washes over the faces. The calyx is small and closed, set in a shallow and narrow basin. The stem is short, moderately stout and set in a narrow and deep, russetted cavity.

Characteristics: Juicy and crisp

Uses: Fresh eating and baking.

Origins: Developed by Charles S. Crandall at the University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station in Urbana, Illinois (U.S.A.) in 1914 by crossing Rome Beauty with Jonathan . Selected from among the resulting seedlings in 1925 and released in 1952.

Cultivation: Vigorous. Precocious.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

16 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps four months in storage.

Harvest: Stems from a programme to develop scab resistant cultivars.

Type(s): Eating

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 15

ARS GRIN entry: Accession ID


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Type: Dessert

characteristics: The flesh is white, semi-firm.