As large as Orleans Plum; oval, somewhat flattened; color bright yellow, with red cheek; suture distinct. Flesh tender, juicy; quality very good. Prized as far south as Maryland and Georgia. New York.


Size large; roundish oblate in form; color orange, with red cheek; cavity shallow, rough, uneven; suture distinct, extending to compressed apex. Flesh orange-yellow, juicy, sprightly; freestone; pit quite small. Mostly grown on the Pacific Coast, where it stands third on the popular list.

Large Early

Medium in size, oblong, compressed at apex; color pale orange, often with red cheek; surface rough; cavity shallow, ribbed; suture indistinct. Flesh creamy white, firm, rather dry; stone not wholly free; quality good. Grown in Colorado and Utah, largely.

Large Canino (Canino Grosso)

Medium to large; color orange-yellow, with red cheek. Flesh reddish yellow, melting, high-flavored, juicy and rich; quality best. An Italian variety, grown in parts of the South.


Large, oval, apex depressed; color orange, with red cheek; cavity deep, ribbed; suture distinct. Flesh yellow, firm, not wholly free from stone; quality very good. Becoming popular in the Southwest and on the west coast.


Large, ovate, flattened at apex; color yellow; cavity deep, abrupt. Flesh yellow, firm, quite juicy; stone free. This variety has rapidly come into notice within recent years from New York to California.


Large to very large, compressed at apex; color yellow and orange, often with russet appearance and always with numerous specks and dots; cavity shallow, not regular; suture indistinct. Flesh yellow, sweet, juicy, rich; freestone. One of the most popular varieties across the continent. On the west coast rather shy in bearing.


A leading Texas variety, said by T. V. Munson to be "Earliest, medium-sized, good, and prolific."