Seed Source: Gayla Trail, Toronto, ON.
2017 Meaty fruit with soft flesh. Earthy and sweet complex flavour. Fruit seems somewhat susceptible to cracking with uneven weather/moisture. 5 lbs/plant.
Plant Growth Observations
Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate
Vine Growth Habit: Indeterminate
Plant size: Large
Leaf type: Regular
Leaf Coverage: Fair
Maturity: Mid (80 days)
Skin colour: Pink
Flesh colour: Pink
Fruit Shape: Beefsteak
Fruit Fasciation: Smooth
Fruit Firmness: Soft
Fruit Set: Good
Average Fruit Diameter:
Average Fruit Length:
Average Fruit Weight: 140 grams
- Extreme radial cracking with uneven moisture levels.
- Name means "Pureles' Giant" in Russian.
- Seeds were originally sent to Tatiana Kouchnareva of BC, in exchange with Tamara Yaschenko of Biysk, Siberia, Russia in 2006. Tatiana first offered the seeds in the 2007 SSE Yearbook.