Large Red Cherry Tomato from Seed Savers Exchange

Large Red Cherry Tomato

Details

  • Open-Pollinated: yes
  • Type: indeterminate
  • Shape: round cherry
  • Color: red
  • Maturity: 75-80 days
  • Size: 1.5-2″ 
  • Yield: “extremely productive”
  • Taste: “great full flavor”
  • Disease Resistance: ?

Notes:

  • “originally from the Ben Quisenberry collection”
  • “a very old type, tried & true”
  • “Ben preferred this variety for canning whole”
  • “a favorite for salads and fresh eating”

Sources: (where to buy)

Seed Savers Exchange

Results from My Garden:

  • 2011: came down with wilt (V or F) early in the season, but still ended up producing in November
  • 2012: the plant went crazy with growth and fruit but they never ripened; still a ton of fruit on it when it was ripped out
SEASON SOURCE DATES SPACING MATURITY PLANTS YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
2011 SSE  3/8 > 4/1 > 4/21   109 days 1 109 2.5 lbs 0.4 oz wilt
2012  SSE 2/20 > 4/16 > 5/31   77 days 2 crazy growth with lots of fruit that never ripened    
2015                  
                   

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