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Identification: Medium size. Round. The skin base colour is yellow which is almost entirely washed red and covered with a thick bloom.

Characteristics: The flesh is white and crisp. Juicy and sweet with hints of strawberry.

Origins: A cross of Macoun with pollen from Jonathan developed in the 1950s by F. S. Howlett at the Ohio Agriculture Experiment Station, Wooster, Ohio (U.S.A.). Introduced in 1964.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright. Tolerates Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

8 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to two months.

Harvest: Ready for harvest in the middle of the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert

Hardiness Zone min: 4

Hardiness Zone max: 8

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 10

ARS GRIN entry: Accession ID


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