Very attractive, red, prolate “paste” variety: large (average 0.551 lb.), variably shaped, often with a distinctive, tapering tip. Though flesh is semi-dry, flavor is excellent: balanced, bold and sweet. Regular leaf, indeterminate vines yield well from 90 days. Seed source: Aleksey Kulik of Russia. тещин язык translates to “Mother Tongue" or “Teshchin Language”, which is a popular Russian periodical.