Rubygem– (a Queensland Variety)
Fruit production commences very early and continues throughout the season. Fruit are firm and resilient, moderately dark red, attractive, short conical to slightly wedge in shape. Flesh is dark red, of medium acidity and very good flavour. Fruit are medium to large sized (20g), well displayed and easily harvested. Fruit have some resistance to rain damage although not as high as Festival. Calyx can be quite large and distinctive.