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.

Varieties
Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Red
Flesh Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Oblate / Ribbed
Fruit Sizes
Extra Large / Large
Fruit Weights
1-1.5 lb
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Maturities
Late
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Origins
Wisconsin
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Well-balanced