Zone: 5 – 8
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: End of September
Fertility: Needs a pollinator
Skin Colour: Red with a patch of yellow-greenMottled red striped over yellow-green base
Flesh: Cream coloured. Explosively crisp with a coarse texture.
Flavour: Sweet. Mildly aromatic. Sub-acid.
Usage: Excellent fresh eating. Good for desserts.
Storage: Six months in cold storage
Top 50 Ranking: #1
Notes: Annual bearer. Fruit does not usually drop. Susceptible to powdery mildew, fly speck, and soot.