Fargo

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Fargo
Maturity midseason
Growth habit semi-det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color yellow
Fruit shape pear
Fruit size small
Fruit type cherry, salad
Variety type commercial heirloom, open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Fargo - ripe fruit. 2013-08-29.

B.C KO T

Semi-det. (or compact indet.?) plants with regular leaf foliage produces loads of beautiful small golden yellow pear-shaped fruits. 0.5-0.75 oz. Fruits are juicy, with good mild flavor. Very high yields.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Geza Korbely, Hungary 06

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


B.C GI K

70 days. Earlier than 'Yellow Pear', but milder sweet flavour. Bit more finnicky of a plant, didn't like being dry. Good producer. 5 lbs/plant.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Commercial seed seller

Year grown: 2014

Location: Edmonton, AB


History

  • Developed in 1932 by renowned tomato breeder, Dr. A.F. Yaeger at the College of Agriculture in Fargo, ND, from a cross between Bison and Yellow Pear.
  • Appeared in the 1937 McFayden Seed Catalog.



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