Oaxacan Pink tomatoes from 2011 harvest

Oaxacan Pink Tomato

Details

  • Lycopersicon esculentum
  • Rare
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Type: indeterminate
  • Shape: flattened, pleated tomatoes
  • Color: light pink
  • Maturity: 75-80 days
  • Size: 
    • 6-8 oz (SoC website)
    • 5-7 oz (SoC seed packet)
    • 1-2 oz (my results)
  • Yield: produces well
  • Taste: pretty darn good
  • Disease Resistance or Environmental Tolerance:

Notes:

  • selected in 1986 from a single fruit from Oaxaca, Mexico

Sources:

  • Seeds of Change (discontinued)

Results from My Garden:

 SEASON SOURCE DATES PLANTS SPACING MATURITY YIELD PER PLANT AVG SIZE DISEASE
2009 SoC seed 3/8 > 4/18 > 5/10 2 18×24″ good production too small  
2010 SoC seed  3/7 > 5/8  2 18×21″ 86 days 14 1.3 lbs 1.5 oz  
2011 SoC seed   3/8 > 4/1 > 4/18 & 5/12 2 18×21″ 131 days 9 0.7 lbs 1.2 oz  
2012 SoC seed   2/19 > 4/14 > 6/5 2 18×21″  124 days 2 2.5 oz 1.7 oz V, outcompeted by pine roots

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