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Identification: Medium tending to large. Round and often lopsided. The smooth skin has a yellow base colour which is washed with bright red and marked with light coloured lenticels. Tough skinned.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, crisp and firm, tender. Juicy, sweet, mild acidity and somewhat honeyed flavour.

Uses: Fresh eating and baking.

Origins: A chance seedling found and nurtured by Anna Morris Daniels near Abilene, Texas (U.S.A.) in 1933. It is believed to be a Stark Delicious crossed with pollen from Jonathan . Introduced by Stark Brothers Nursery of Louisiana, Missouri (U.S.A.) in 1960.

Cultivation: Spur bearer.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: Very similar in appearance to Jonathan

16 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps four months in storage.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to scab and fire blight.

Harvest: Ready for harvest in the last half of the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert, Eating

Hardiness Zone min: 3

Hardiness Zone max: 8

Pollination group: F

Pollination day: 22

ARS GRIN entry: Accession ID