Random Cultivar Of The Day

Nickajack

Nickajack
From
Macon County
Description
This variety has long been known in various portions of the South and Southwest. Its popularity in those regions is attested by its host of synonyms. It is said to have the habit of reproducing itself so nearly from seed that its seedlings in some cases can hardly be distinguished from the parent.
Flesh quality
Very firm, somewhat coarse, rather crisp, moderately tender, juicy,mildlysubacidbecomingnearlysweet,slightlyaromatic. Itranksgood but net high in flavor and quality.
Flesh color
yellow
Skin quality
Thick, tough, rather smooth, and sometimes a little glossy.
Skin color
yellow, orange-red mottled, red blushed, orange-red blushed, green
Sizes
large, medium, above medium
Shape
oblong, oblate, conical
Keeping quality
Remarkably good.
General quality
Excellent.
Eating season starts in
January
Eating season ends in
March
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