Random Cultivar Of The Day

Oakland

Oakland
From
Oakland County
Description
It is noted by Beach that this variety probably originated in Oakland County, Michigan, around 1883, brought to the attention of the American Pomological Society by Charles W. Garfield. In 1903 it was grown commercially in Michigan but practically unknown in New York.
Flesh quality
very tender, fine-grained, juicy, sweet, crisp
Flesh color
white
Skin quality
thin, tough, smooth, overspread with thin bloom
Skin color
red, red mottled, carmine striped, purple, yellow blushed, green blushed
Sizes
large, medium
Shape
round, irregular, ribbed, oblate, uniform, symmetrical, angular, conical
General quality
good
Eating season starts in
November
Eating season ends in
February
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