Name Description Place of Origin Pedigree
Arkansas Beauty 2,18 AR
Betty Wirt 3,18 Fruit weighs up to 1# (454 g), but averages 6 oz. (159 g) Wirt County, WV
Buckman 22,23 White flesh color, mild flavor; late to very late maturity
Cheatwood 2 Gallia, OH
Cheeley 2 Iuka, IL
Cox’s Favorite 2
Davis 4,8,11 Fruit 4 oz. (113 g), up to 4 3/4″ (12cm) long; yellow-fleshed; ripens 1st week of October in MI; green skin; seed large; keeps well in cold storage; Available: Corwin Davis, Sherwood’s Greenhouses Bellevue, MI From wild, 1959
Dr. Potter 2 Small fruit size; mild flavor; ships fairly well; late maturity; rich yellow flesh Julietta, IN
Duck 21
Early Best 2 IN
Early Cluster 2
Early Gold 22
Endicott 2 Villa Ridge, IL
Fairchild 22,23 Early maturity ‘Ketter’ seedling
G-2 19 Zimmerman seed
Gable 22,23 Late to very late maturity PA
Glaser 20 Evansville, IN
Hann 2 AR
Hengst 19
Holtwood 21
Hope’s August 2,23 Early maturity Paint, OH
Hope’s September 2 Paint, OH
Jumbo 23 Late to very late maturity
Kercheval 18
Ketter 2,23 Matures evenly; skin comparatively thick & tough; does not discolor markedly; flesh medium yellow; mild but very rich flavor, neither insipid nor cloying; large yellow fruit; early maturity Ironton, OH
Kirsten 1 Available: Sherwood’s Greenhouses Aliquippa, PA Tom Mansell seedling ‘Taytoo’ x ‘Overleese’
Kurle 15 Small-medium in size; yellow flesh and skin MI Seedling from ‘Davis’
Lawvere 18
Little Rosie 12 Small fruit size Evansville, IN
Long John 22
M-119 ‘G-2’ seedling
Mango 19 Available: Sherwood’s Greenhouses
Martin 2,22 Large fruit size (Zimmerman says small size); flesh yellow & of superior quality (Zimmerman says skin tough); withstands cold well Springfield, OH
Mary (Foos) Johnson 18 Available: Northwoods Nursery
Mason/WLW 19 Mason, OH
Middletown 19 Middletown, OH
Mitchell 14 Franklin Co., IL from wild
Mudge 18
NC-113 Fruit 10-12 oz. (284-341 g); few seed; yellow flesh and skin; Available: J. H. Gordon Davis’ x ‘Overleese’
Osborne 22,23 Late to very late maturity
Oswald 2 Hagerstown, MD
Overleese 8,10,18 Fruit 6 oz. (170 g); bears in clusters of 3 to 5; ripens 1st week of October in MI; Available: Sherwood’s Greenhouses Rushville, IN about 1950
Prolific 10,11 Fruit 7-8 oz. (199-227 g); yellow flesh; ripens 1st week of October in MI; Available: Corwin Davis Bellevue, MI seedling from Corwin Davis orchard
Propst Early 2
Rebecca’s Gold 1,5,19 Available: Sherwood’s Greenhouses CA seed from Corwin Davis orchard
Rees 2 Flesh pale yellow & of good flavor; seeds exceptionally small; not a large fruit size
Roach 2 DeKaIb, MO
SAA-Zimmerman 13 Fruit 68 oz. (170-227 g); few seed; yellow flesh and skin; Available: J.H. Gordon Tonasanda, NY seedling from L H. McDaniel
Schriber 22
Scott 2 WV
Shannondale 22,23 Late to very late maturity
Silver Creek 20 Medium sized fruit Millstedt, IL
Sunflower 7,8,9,10 Self-fertile; fruit large, up to 8 oz. (227 g); butter color flesh; skin yellowish; few seed; ripens 1st week of
October in MI; Available: Corwin Davis, Northwoods, Sherwood’s Greenhouses
Chanute, KS from wild
Sweet Alice 19,20 Available: Sherwood’s OH or WV
Taylor 22,23 Not the same as ‘Taylor’ described below; flesh light color, mild flavor; late to very late maturity
Taylor 6,8,9,10,11 Small fruit; bears up to 7 fruit in a cluster; yellow flesh, green skin; ripens 1st week of October in MI

Available: Corwin Davis

Eaton Rapids, MI about 1967 from wild
Taytoo 6,8,9,10,11,17 Fruit up to 10 oz~ (284 g); begins ripening 10th of October in MI; skin light green when ripe; fruit yellow fleshed; Available: Corwin Davis Eaton Rapids, MI about 1967 from wild
Tiedke 22,23 late to very late maturity
Uncle Tom 2,16 Probably the first named variety on record; ripens mid-September in IN; fruitsets singly and in pairs; not available Cartersburg, IN seedling
Vena 20
Wilson 14,19 Available: Sherwood’s Greenhouses Cumberland, KY Found by John Creech
Zimmerman 19 Zimmerman seed

References

1Akin, J.S., personal communication
2Anonymous, 1917
3Bartholomew, 1962
4Brooks and Olmo, 1972
5California Rare Fruit Growers, 1982
6Davis, 1969
7Davis, 1979
8Davis, 1982
9Davis, 1983b
10Davis, 1986
11Davis, L., personal communication
12Glaser, 1982
13Gordon, J.H., personal communication
14Hickman, J., personal communication
15Kurle, 1982
16Little, 1905
17Mansell, 1986
18Pape, 1965
19Peterson, in press
20Thomson, 1982
21Vines, 1960
22Zimmerman, 1938
23Zimmerman, 1941