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Color Group: Mahogany
Developed by: Esteburg-Fruit Research Station, Jork, Germany
Parentage: ‘Schneiders späte knorpelkische’ x ‘Rube’ x 1957
Pollen Group: II (S1S3)
Origin City or State: Jork
Origin Country: Germany
Origin Year: 1981
Appearance: very large, square shouldered heart shape, dark red to black, flesh one shade lighter than skin
Flavor Profile: good balanced acid-sugar, sweet (19-22% sugar), mild, pleasant flavor, very firm, crunchy
Bloom Timing: Late, 7-9 days after ‘Bing’
Ripening Timing: Late, 14-17 days after ‘Bing’
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