Inside, they have firm, crisp white flesh, which is aromatic with a spicy flavour.
The fruit ripens late October.
The tree’s pollen is sterile.
Stores well. Flavour improves in storage, though the skin turns a bit waxy, and the white flesh gets tinged with yellow.
From Virginia, USA. Recorded in 1817.
Hauser, Kevin. How to Plan and Plant an Instructional Orchard at Your Southern California School. Kuffel Creek Press, Riverside, California. 2008.