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Pollination group:

La Nationale

Synonyms: Bernardin, Bourget, Cusset Rouge

Identification: Large and round. The skin colour is green over which is a bright red wash marked with fine bright red striping on the sun exposed face. The eye is large and partly open, set in a shallow basin. The stime is short and moderately stout, set in a deep and narrow basin.

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, firm. Sweet, aromatic and fruity. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Uses: Dessert

Origins: Raised by M. Roux at Sainte?Romain?au?Mont d’Or, Rhone, France. It first fruited in 1871

Cultivation: Vigorous. Ready for harvest in the last half of the FOURTH period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group G Day 27

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 27