Illini Star

History: Developed by Merlyn & Mary Ann Neidens.

Breed: Open Pollinated

Season: Mid

Plant Type: Determinate

Plant Height: 4 ft.

Fruit Size: 6 oz.

Fruit Shape: Flattened Globe

Skin Color: Red

Flesh Color: Red

Comments: Compact plant

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences