Red Astrachan

Accession

Palermo, ME [Waldo County]

Synonyms

Abe Lincoln, Astrachan, Red Astrachan, Early Astrachan, Red Asscan, Red Ashcan, Ashkin, Red Ashkins, Abe Lincoln, Astrachaner, Astrachaner Rother, Astrachan Rouge

Origin

Russia

Season

Summer

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking

Distinctive Features

slightly ribbed, deep crimson stripes, distinct bluish bloom, numerous dots

Resembles

Hurlbut, Wolf River, Starkey

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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