Hellen

Parentage: Guatemalan
Peels: Yes

Seed Size: Medium

Skin Texture:
Leathery
Blossom Type: B

Fruit Shape: Pyriform

Skin Color Unripe: Green
Skin Color Ripe: Green

Skin Thickness: Thick

Average Fruit Weight oz: 9 to 14

%Ratio Seed/Skin/Flesh: 13:16:71
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Additional Information:

Originated 1938 in Santa Monica, California. Tree is a vigorous grower with an upright and round shape. Season: June to September. Skin is tough & leathery and peals easily. Eating qualities are excellent. Fruit at South Coast Research and Extension Center are consistantly larger than listed above running in the 15-28 oz range. Fruit tend to be hidden inside the foliage.