Jersey Mac is noted for its sweet, strawberry-like flavor and bright white flesh. It has a tough, dark red skin. Jersey Mac is ready for picking in late August.
Discovered: 1956, 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.