Djena Lee's Golden Girl

Djena Lee's Golden Girl

  • $2.85


80 days to maturity. Indeterminate. This 1920's family heirloom of the Lee family won first prize at the Chicago Fair, ten years in a row! It was named for the granddaughter of Minnesota financier, Jim Lee. Djena was part Indian, her name pronounced as "Zshena". On moving from Minnesota to Illinois in 1929, Djena gave started plants to Reverend Morrow (then 15-years old), who nurtured and preserved this variety. The medium-sized fruits of Djena Lee's Golden Girl have a distinctive golden-orange color and a flavor that is sweet, tangy, and richly balanced.

Packet: 0.12 g - approximately 50 seeds