Alexander

Accession

Mercer, ME (Sandy River Orchard)[Somerset County]

Synonyms

Aporta, Beauty of the West, Emperor Alexander, English King, Princess Louise, Russian Emperor, Summer Queen of Missouri

Origin

Ukraine, 18th century

Season

Mid to late fall

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking

Distinctive Features

Very large, round-conic, blushed and striped with bright to dark red

Resembles

Wold River, Beefsteak, Zachary, "I-95"

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct
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