Flowering Group - April
Pick - Late July
Store - Late July
This is a self fertile tree, that is a strong grower. It flowers late so it misses the frosts, thus producing a very heavy crop of large fruit in July that are very dark red, the flesh and juice also being dark red.The fruits have good taste and a nice perfume.
Grown in 1850 in Hedelfingen Germany. Hence often the wrong spelling "Hedelfingen" while the exact name of the variety is "Hedelfinger".
Gisela 5 rootstocks can be maintained at 3m. Non suckering and precocious.