Major Cultivars: Early Season

Hardee

West Indian; fruit, oblong to elongated pyriform; medium to large size, 12-24 oz., 2 15/16->3 9.16 in. dia.; skin pale yellow, developing a red color at maturity, nearly smooth; flesh of fair quality, oil content, 4-6%; seed loose in cavity, sometimes accompanied by water; harvested late June to August.

Hardee