For picking mid October and eating until late November but, with good storage, this variety will keep much longer. The medium sized fruits are long, dark green, changing to yellow-green with a brown russet. The flesh is creamy white and sometimes has a slightly pinkish tinge. The pleasant flavour is juicy and sweet. A very regular and heavy cropper that is partially self fertile, so if you are growing only one variety, this is the one for you. The trees are moderately vigorous, upright and fairly compact. Although self fertile, pollinators always improve the quality of the crop. Suitable pollinators are.. Onward, Louise Bonne de Jersey, Beth, Durondeau, Invincible etc.