Bountiful Gardens - Eva Purple Ball Tomato

Eva Purple Ball Tomato

Details

  • Solanum lycopersicum
  • Open-pollinated heirloom
  • Type: Indeterminate
  • Shape: round
  • Color: rosy pink-red
  • Germination: 6-14 days
  • Maturity: 69-80 days
  • Size: 5-7 oz fruits
  • Harvest Length: 17+ weeks
  • Yield: 
    • Beginner: 100 lbs/sq ft
    • Advanced: 418 lbs/sq ft
  • Taste: “wonderful all-purpose tomato with excellent flavor”
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance:
    • unusually high disease resistance for an heirloom
    • some resistance to late blight

Notes:

  • easy to harvest; sometimes dropping from the vine at peak ripeness
  • 1800’s heirloom from the Bratka family

Sources:

Results from My Garden:

 SEASON SOURCE DATES PLANTS SPACING MATURITY YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
 2016  BG  2/25              

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