Diamond is a mid-season(110-145 days) variety. This Ukrainian variety was collected by Seed Savers Exchange in 1993.It is vety popular with home gardeners and market grovers. Compact shrub, height 45-55cm. Fruit is slender, cylindrical, length 15-18cm, diameter 4-6cm, dark purple in color, weight 100-160g with superb flavor and firm flesh. The variety is resistant to drought and other unfavorable weather conditions.