Heavenly Delight

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Heavenly Delight
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, commercial
Country Russia


Midseason, indet., regular leaf plants with medium to high yield of large flattened red fruits, with good taste, sometimes with green/yellow shoulders. 8-18 oz.

Seed source:

WA JO C 09 / CV 'Radomir' (a Ukrainian seed vendor)

Year grown: 2009

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


  • A.k.a. 'Rayskoe Naslazhdenie' (original Russian name)
  • A Moldovan variety, bred by Transdniestrian (=Pridnestrovskiy) Research Institute of Agriculture in Tiraspol, Moldova. Adapted for growing in the Ukraine, Moldova, and Russia.
  • First introduced in Seed Savers 2009 Yearbook by Nancy Kirch of Binghamton, New York, who received the seeds from Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) via Carolyn Male of Salem, New York in 2008.

Russian name: Райское наслаждение.

The name means 'Heavenly Delight' or 'Heavenly Pleasure'.

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