Gigant Purelesa

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Tomato 'Gigant Purelesa', August 2017. ©Kelly
Tomato 'Gigant Purelesa', plant, June 2017. ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2017

Accession: 305

Seed Source: Gayla Trail, Toronto, ON.


2017 Meaty fruit with soft flesh. Earthy and sweet complex flavour. Fruit seems somewhat susceptible to cracking with uneven weather/moisture. 5 lbs/plant.

Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Indeterminate

Plant size: Large

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Fair

Maturity: Mid (80 days)

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Pink

Flesh colour: Pink

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Fruit Fasciation: Smooth

Fruit Firmness: Soft

Fruit Set: Good

Average Fruit Diameter:

Average Fruit Length:

Average Fruit Weight: 140 grams

Affliction Observations

Other Observations

  • Extreme radial cracking with uneven moisture levels.


  • Name means "Pureles' Giant" in Russian.
  • Seeds were originally sent to Tatiana Kouchnareva of BC, in exchange with Tamara Yaschenko of Biysk, Siberia, Russia in 2006. Tatiana first offered the seeds in the 2007 SSE Yearbook.