From US origin, it is recognisable thanks to its intense and brilliant red skin. Its flesh is more floury and sweet, without the acid point of other varieties. They are bigger and longer.
When raw, it has laxative properties; but when cooked or baked it becomes astringent. In any case, it helps the digestive system. Its load of vitamin E gives it antioxidant properties, which gives stability to red blood cells. It also helps to lower fever thanks to its antiferic properties
It is a fruit that can be consumed during the whole year.