" Large, red, freestone, and best in quality." This description is given by T. V. Munson, of Texas, where it originated. Americana.

New Ulm

Large to very large, conical, flattened at upper end; apex rounded and pointed; color yellow ground overlaid with pinkish red; dots small; bloom thin, with lilac shade; stem short, in shallow cavity; suture indistinct. Flesh soft, melting, sweet; quality good. Americana. Minnesota.

Norby (No. 13)

Size of De Soto, roundish, flattened laterally, unequal; color dark red; skin thin, free from astringency; pit flat and roundish. Season, earlier than De Soto. South Dakota.


Medium to quite large if thinned, roundish oblong; color dull mottled red, with heavy bloom for a native variety. Flesh yellow, rich, and sweet; nearly freestone. Season, rather late for the North, where it originated. Americana.


Large, oblong; color dark red. Flesh quite firm, juicy, subacid; quality very good. Popular in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Farther south it is subject to plum pocket. Ripe in South Dakota early in August. Americana.

Plum: New Ulm

New Ulm. Ocheeda.


Large to very large, as classed with the native varieties; form irregular, truncate, and with oblique apex; suture a red line not sunken; color yellow, mostly overspread with light to dark red with grayish dots; bloom thin, with purple shade. Flesh firm, yellow, pleasantly acid; quality good; clingstone. This appears to be hardy in north Iowa. Hortulana.