Fruit medium, oblate, somewhat conic, regular; surface clear bright yellow, brownish blush on the sunny side, with carmine spots; dots few, greenish, suffused beneath; cavity broad, regular, russeted; stem rather short; basin abrupt, regular, rarely plaited; calyx closed; segments short. Core small, closed, round, clasping; flesh yellowish white, firm, juicy, rich, very sweet, very good. November to February.
An old favorite variety from Virginia; tree upright, slightly spreading, moderately vigorous and productive.
Fruit large, variable, generally conical or oblate conical, truncated, angular; surface greenish yellow, mostly covered, shaded, striped and splashed with two shades of crimson or purplish red; dots numerous, light brown; cavity broad, deep, slightly russeted; stem short; basin rather large, deep, slightly irregular and corrugated; calyx closed; segments connivent. Core small; axis very short; seeds many, long, pointed; tube conical; flesh yellowish, rather coarse, breaking, tender, juicy, mild, sprightly subacid, very good to best. November to February.
Fruit medium or below, roundish, somewhat conical; surface greenish yellow to orange or golden, with more or less of very thin russet, often with distinct bronzed blush; dots obscure, few, minute; cavity rather shallow, acute, regular; stem long, slender; basin shallow, regular, rather narrow; calyx closed. Core closed, clasping; seeds many, pointed; flesh yellowish, very tender, juicy, mild, rich, spicy, aromatic subacid, best. October to January.
Origin, North Carolina; tree a moderate upright grower, and an annual bearer.
Fruit medium, roundish oblong, conic, regular, often unequal; surface smooth, waxen, yellowish white, almost wholly covered with deep purplish red, obscurely striped and splashed; dots obscure, many, minute, white; cavity regular, acuminate, deep, narrow, green or slightly russeted; stem short; basin narrow, smooth, very shallow; calyx closed; segments erect convergent. Core closed, clasping, irregular; cells elliptical; tube funnel-shaped, open to core; stamens marginal; seeds large, flattened, many; flesh whitish yellow, juicy, tender, mild subacid, or nearly sweet, rich, slightly aromatic, good to very good. January to March.