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Melvina

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About Melvina

A family heirloom from Wisconsin from Bruce Van Order of Freeville, New York. Bruce’s mother’s family has grown it in Wisconsin since turn of the 20th century. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces 1-1.5 lb., very large, red, round fruits that are meaty and juicy, with excellent balanced flavor. High yields.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Red
Fruit Color
Red
Fruit Shape
Oblate / Ribbed
Fruit Size
Extra Large / Large
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Late
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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