Calabacito Rojo

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Tomato 'Calabacito Rojo'. © Kristin C.

Grower: Kristin

Year: 2013

Seed Source: The Populuxe Seed Bank.

Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Intermediate

Plant size: 4ft

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage:

Maturity: Mid

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Red

Flesh colour: Red

Fruit Shape: Oblate

Fruit Fasciation: Medium fasciation

Fruit Firmness:

Fruit Set:

Average Fruit Diameter: 1.5" - 2"

Average Fruit Length:

Average Fruit Weight:

Other Observations

  • Sweet flavour
  • Suffers from blossom drop at temperatures around 40C.


  • Reports say that this variety is documented in Philadelphia gardens as early as 1795. Seed from current stocks date to seed collection from Chiapas, Mexico in 1991.