Jersey Mac has a tough, dark red skin. It is noted for its sweet strawberry-like flavor and bright white flesh. Jersey Macs are ready for picking in early September.
Discovered: 1956 New Brunswick, New Jersey
Parentage: (Melba x [Wealthy x Starr]) x (Red Rome x Melba)
Harvest: Early Season
Jersey Mac originated in 1956 at Rutgers University’s College of Agriculture in New Brunswick, New Jersey.