85 days. Large, smooth, 1-lb pink fruits have
a delicious, rich, sweet taste. This variety has
become very popular in recent years and was
developed by M.C. Byles of Logan, West Virginia.
After crossing varieties for 6 years and selecting
the best, he introduced this beauty that he
named Mortgage Lifter in the 1940s, after he
sold plants for $1 each and paid off the $6000
mortgage on his house.