Hale Haven produces large fruit that makes quick work of canning prep. It holds its flavor well and will supply you with the taste of summer all through the cold winter months. The fruit has a pretty yellow skin with a red blush on the cheek, with a rich, sweet, juicy flesh that’s wonderful for fresh-eating as well as putting up. Hale Haven is a dependable producer that’s been successfully grown by generations of gardeners. Originates from South Haven, Michigan in 1924, introduced in 1932. Freestone. Ripens in early September. Self-pollinating.