Orange King

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Plant, Jul 2019, ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2019

Accession: 155

Seed Source: Original seed from private donor.

Comments:

2019 This plant did astonishingly well for me early in the season - it was the first to set flowers and fruit. Then the rain and cool weather came and it really floundered, which was too bad because it showed so much promise. The weather definitely caused a bunch of blossom drop and delayed ripening. I definitely want to try it again in a better year.

Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Sprawling

Plant size: Medium

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Heavy

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Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Orange

Flesh colour: Orange

Fruit Shape: Oblate

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History

  • Developed at the University of New Hampshire. Donated to USDA in 1961 by the University of New Hampshire.