Famous for its fine grain, and nearly coreless compared to other varieties. This is probably the king of the farmer’s market, and definitely a favorite among dedicated home gardeners. A great variety for heavy soils, producing uniform roots about six inches long and an inch across. First introduced in 1850s France by the Vilmorin Seed Company of Henri Vilmorin.
Germination Rate 78% – Tested October 2019
Minimum 50 Seeds