Also known as: Starksplendor. Origin: Developed in New Zealand. Discovered in 1948 and introduced in 1967. Harvest: September. Description: Medium to large fruit. Dull pinkish red skin with occasional russet. Firm crisp yellow flesh. Mild but distinctive sweet flavor. Lacks tartness but has crisp texture. Exceptionally long storage life. Tree Characteristics: Growth habit is spreading. Almost immune to fire blight. By far the most blight-resistant variety yet tested at Geneva.