Zone: 5 – 8
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: Last week of July
Fertility: Needs a pollinator – Stella, Bing, Van, Vista, Napoleon, Valera, Vandalay
Skin Colour: Very dark red
Flesh: Black. One of the softer varieties.
Flavour: Sweet. Has some tartness to it.
Usage: Excellent for fresh eating, and pastries
Storage: 10 days refrigerated. Several months when properly frozen.
Notes: Not suited to regions with warm winters. Also intolerant of frost, deep freezes, and intense heat. Fruit attains colour before maturity, though it does display some resistance to rain-splitting.