Zapotec Pink Pleated
Year: 2009, 2014
Seed Source: Seed bank stock. Original seed from private donor from Vancouver, BC (2008).
2014 Beautiful heavy pleated pink fruit. Very dry inside, great as a stuffer or for cooking, but good for fresh eating too. Delicate flavour, but not bland. 6lbs per plant.
Plant Growth Observations
Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate
Vine Growth Habit: Sprawling
Plant size: Large (5.5ft+)
Leaf type: Regular
Leaf Coverage: Moderate
Maturity: 85 days.
Skin colour: Pink
Flesh colour: Pink
Fruit Shape: Pleated
Fruit Fasciation: Extreme fasciation
Fruit Firmness: Firm
Fruit Set: Good
Average Fruit Diameter: 4.5"
Average Fruit Length: 4"
Average Fruit Weight: 190gr (6.7oz)
- Does well in hotter, drier climates.
- Crack resistant.
- Doesn't like to be too cold or wet.
- Heirloom taking it's name from the Zapotec people of Mexico, from which it originally came.