White-green skin matures to deep red-orange
Fruit grows to 4 inches
Rarely bitter, even when large
Introduced to SSE in 1982 by Clarice Cooper of Kansas and her late husband Auburn. Family heirloom dating to 1913 from Clarice??s grandfather Edmonson; still being maintained by Clarice. White-green blocky 4″ fruits mature to a deep red-orange. Crisp and flavorful even when large; rarely bitter. Good for slicing, salads, and pickling. Hardy and prolific, disease and drought resistant. 70 days. ??850 seeds/oz.