Introduced in 1951 by the Calhoun Experiment Station in Northern Louisiana.
Similar in size and shape to black diamond, but much sweeter.
Fruits are typically 25-35#s.
Pink-red flesh that is super sweet.
The green rind is thin and easy to cut, but does not make a good shipper to farmers markets unless you are careful.
Practically immune to fusarium wilt.
Not commercially availabe in the seed market. We are happy to be bringing this old time favorite back!
Resistant to fusarium wilt and resistant to anthracnose.