EVA PURPLE BALL
Heirloom from across the Rhine. Dark pink fruit, from 150 to 300 grams, round and slightly flattened with a beginning of ribbing.
A heirloom variety, originating in the Black Forest in Germany, brought to the USA in the late 1800s by Joe Bratka's family. Introduced in the 1991 Seed Saver Yearbook.
Fruit dark pink, 150-300 grams, round and slightly flattened with a beginning of ribbing at the top, gathered in clusters of 3/4. Depression at the medium stem attachment, trace of umbilicus in rounded depression.
Flesh firm and juicy with a sweet flavour and good taste. The skin is thin and has fine white mottling which makes it shiny. The fruit may fall off the plant when fully ripe.
A vigorous growing variety with very resistant foliage, well adapted to cool or short season regions.
Medium to big
+ ou - 1.6m