||What Should Be Considered As Good
||10 ounces (284 g) or more
||Seeds the size of a nickel (19 mm dia.) and less than 12 per fruit
|Flavor & Quality of Flesh
||This is a very subjective trait, but typically mild, sweet, smooth texture and no
unpleasant aftertaste are desired.
||Skin relatively free from blemishes; fruit uniformly shaped.
|Quality After Storage
||Two to three weeks of refrigerated storage should not greatly reduce eating quality.
|Time of Ripening
||Fruit should ripen between mid-September and mid-October. Later ripening limits usefulness
in the northern U.S., while earlier ripening does not take full advantage of the growing
||Plant should overwinter in zone 5.