Large to very large for its class, roundish; color yellowish white, with marbling of orange red, becoming bright red when fully ripe; stem one and one-quarter inches long, stout, and inserted in a shallow cavity. Flesh yellowish white, tender, juicy, pleasantly flavored, and separates freely from the pit. Season, last of July. Its fault in most sections is shy bearing. Duke.

Cerise De Ostheim

Size medium to large, roundish oblate, without suture; color purple red, and when ripe nearly black; stem one to one and one-half inches long, in narrow shallow cavity. Flesh dark red, meaty, quality very good to best, with pure subacid flavor. Russia.


Large, oblate conical; color dark red; stem long, slender, inserted in narrow shallow cavity. Flesh meaty; juice colored; quality very good. Season, somewhat later than Double Natte, and a fine bearer. Originated by A. F. Collman, Corning, Iowa. Morello.

Donna Maria

Medium to large roundish, dark red. Flesh tender, juicy, rich, mildy acid. Succeeds well in some localities south of the forty-second parallel. Ohio.

Double Glass

Medium to large, oblate; color dark red; stem three-quarters to one inch long, in broad shallow cavity. Flesh meaty, uncolored, subacid, good. Season, about June 20th. Russia.

Double Natte

Size large, heart-shaped, conical, with depression on one side; color deep crimson; skin thin, tender, and melting; stem one to one and one-half inches long, inserted in broad and shallow cavity. Flesh and juice colored, mildly acid, melting, and best in quality for a Morello. Tree remarkably hardy at the North. Russia.

Duchesse De Angouleme

Medium to large, oblate heart-shaped; color mottled light red; stem one to one and one-half inches long in shallow broad cavity; suture clearly defined. Flesh quite firm, uncolored, good. Tree large, spreading, with large coarsely serrated leaves. A heavy annual bearer in central Iowa. North Silesia.


Size medium, oblate, flattened at top; apex depressed ; color light red; stem one and one-quarter inches long, stout, in narrow abrupt cavity. Flesh uncolored, quite firm, acid; quality only fair. Tree less hardy than Early Richmond.