A med-thick tough rind with dark-green. Stripes are cylindrical and blunt-ended 27 x 12 in. 30-50 lb firm med-red high-quality flesh test show 9.4% sugar. Long Bearing shipper.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.