Novocserkaszkij

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Tomato 'Novoscerkaszkij', ripe fruit. Sept 2017. ©Kelly
Tomato 'Novoscerkaszkij', plant. June 2017. ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2017

Accession: 309

Seed Source: Plant Gene Resources Canada (CN 17680)

Comments:

2017 Really great variety! Blemish free red oblate fruit with some darkening and ribbing at the shoulders. Great classic tomato flavour, not too sweet. Strong, stout bushy plant. High temps during the later half of summer seemed to have delayed ripening, but still produced really well. A definite variety I will grow again. 6.75 lbs/plant.

Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Semi-determinate/determinate.

Vine Growth Habit: Bushy/Erect

Plant size: Medium

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Heavy

Maturity: Mid (82 days)

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Red

Flesh colour: Red

Fruit Shape: Oblate

Fruit Fasciation: Medium fasciation

Fruit Firmness: Medium

Fruit Set: Good

Average Fruit Diameter:

Average Fruit Length:

Average Fruit Weight: 125-175 gr

Affliction Observations

Other Observations

  • Crack and blossom end rot resistant.

History

  • Donated to PGRC from a Canadian source in 1984.