Very dark red color
Crisp and tender
Excellent market and home garden variety
For summer and autumn use
Available as early as 1825 from seedsmen such as Sinclair & Moore of Baltimore, MD. Good all purpose variety with dark red flesh that is sweet, crisp, and tender. Excellent market and home garden variety for summer and autumn use. Now relatively rare. 48-68 days. ??2,500 seeds/oz.