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Medieval Fruit Varieties

Variety: Court Pendu Rose (1613)

Comments:: Fruit: size medium, W62 x L44-50 mm; shape flat, rectangular, convex, not ribbed; skin yellow blushed dull red with some russet; flesh firm, crisp, yellowish white; flavor sweet, rich, perfumed; harvest season very late; late flowering.

Of great antiquity but first described about 1613.

[Source: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (04 October 2012) ]