Italian Winter

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Tomato 'Italian Winter', plant. June 2017. ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2016, 2017

Accession: 136

Seed Source: Plant Gene Resources Canada (CN 7547)

Comments:

2017 PGRC recorded the ripe fruit as green, but it is definitely a golden yellow. 35 gr perfectly round fruit with a sweet flavour. A little late for my season, but ripens off the vine well, kept well, and had very good production (delayed slightly due to cooler weather in the spring). Would like to grow again when we have an earlier spring to see how maturity is then. 2.2 lbs/plant.
2016 Crop failure.


Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Intermediate

Plant size: Large (4.5 ft)

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Fair

Maturity: Late (95+ days)

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Yellow

Flesh colour: White/yellow

Fruit Shape: Globular

Fruit Fasciation: Smooth

Fruit Firmness: Firm

Fruit Set: Good

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Average Fruit Length:

Average Fruit Weight: 35 gr

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History

  • Donated to PGRC in 1970 from an Italian source.