Cherryfield

Accession

Cherryfield, Washington County

Synonyms

Collins, Benton Red, Salome, Zusoff

Origin

Cherryfield, Maine or Ottawa, Illinois; 1800s

Season

Late fall- winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking, Sauce, Pies

Distinctive Features

conic, dense, smooth light pink skin with scarlet stripes and blush, scarf skin and russet dots

Resembles

Milden, Shiawassee, Beefsteak

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts and DNA confirmed

DNA Information

Tested 2019; identical to Salome, Benton Red, and "Black House Red"
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