Fruit medium or below, roundish oblate, conical, somewhat angular; surface a rich yellow, heavily washed with red, with indistinct dark stripes and splashes and some open russet net-veining, giving the fruit a peculiar marbled, dark orange-red color; cavity regular, deep, obtuse with stellate russet; stem short; basin narrow very abrupt, slightly wrinkled or wavy; calyx closed; segments erect convergent. Core closed, clasping; cells round; tube conical; stamens median; seeds eight to ten, short, plump; flesh yellow, finegrained, juicy, crisp, pleasant, sprightly acid, good; use chiefly culinary. Late winter.
Schroeder (Tuttle's Charlamoff'; the upright Charlamoff). - Received from Russia under the name of Charlamoff, but the tree is of upright habit and fruit very distinct from that variety. The above name was given by the Russian Nomenclature Commission in 1898.
Fruit large, roundish oblate, flattened at ends, regular; surface handsomely colored much like Oldenburg, splashes broad, bright, distinctly defined; dots obscure, gray, few, very minute; cavity deep, wide, regular, with much stellate russet; stem short; basin medium, somewhat corrugated and minutely wrinkled; calyx open. Core half open; cells round or roundish ovate, entire; tube long, wide, funnel-shaped, open to core; stamens marginal; seeds short, plump; flesh white, juicy, acid, good. September.
Grown to some extent in central Iowa.
Fruit above medium to large, roundish conical, very regular; greenish yellow with large bronze blush; dots obscure, minute, russet, with gray bases, a few large gray specks; cavity regular, deep, acute, lined with stellate russet; stem short; basin flat, narrow, smooth or slightly wrinkled; calyx open; segments very small, erect or flat convergent. Core closed, barely clasping; cells round, slit, axile; tube conical, small; stamens median; seeds about eight, short, plump, rather large; flesh moderately juicy, rich mild acid, good. Midwinter to spring.
Brought from Pennsylvania many years ago by James Sheriff - hence its name, the original name having been lost. Tree quite hardy in parts of the West. Tree vigorous, of tall, open, somewhat spreading, symmetrical habit, with few branches; a good annual and early bearer.
Fruit medium, roundish, somewhat cylindrical, flattened at ends, nearly regular; surface pale greenish yellow, nearly covered with light and dull dark red, with obscure carmine stripes and splashes; dots many, minute, distinct, whitish; cavity very narrow, acuminate, regular, green and russeted; stem medium to long, slender, deeply inserted; basin wide, shallow, wavy, or slightly ribbed; calyx closed; segments erect convergent. Core closed; cells ovate, slit, very large; tube funnel-shaped; stamens median; seeds few to many, plump, pointed; flesh whitish, juicy, tender, mild pleasant subacid, not rich, good. December, February.