Alexandria is an “Eskenderany” type; this type is popular among Mid-Eastern, Russian, and Asian markets. Shape is truly cylindrical and open plant with semi-erect single-stem allows for easy picking. Also shows tolerance to cold temperatures.
Uniquely ribbed, round fruit ripens to dark tan with a frosted overlay. Fruit is similar in taste to a butternut, with superior quality, rich flavor and a shelf life of up to 4 months after maturity, allowing for a supply of high-quality fruit throughout the winter season.