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Identification: Medium size, conic. The base colour is yellow which is washed more than 75 per cent with a deep red over which is a pattern of red stripes which extends partly onto the shaded face. The eye is small and partly open, set in a medium deep and somewhat wide basin. The stem is long and slender, set in a deep and funnel shaped, russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained, soft. Sweet and sprightly, somewhat aromatic. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Uses: Dessert

Origins: Jonathan crossed with pollen from Cox s Orange Pippin at the Institut Voor de Veredeling van Tuinbouwgewassen at Wageningen (Netherlands) introduced, 1935

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, spreading tree. Ready for harvest in the middle of the FOURTH period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group D Day 15

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 15


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summary: A mutation of Stark introduced by H.N. Scarff, New Carlisle, Ohio USA in 1935.