Platillo

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Tomato 'Platillo', Sept 2015 ©Kelly
Tomato 'Platillo', Sept 2015 ©Kelly
Tomato 'Platillo', June 29 2015 ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2015, 2018

Accession: 175

Seed Source: Received from PGRC (CN 570).

Comments:

2018 Another good year for this variety, despite cool/wet spring. Delayed ripening because of high night temps, but still grew quite well. Continues to be a favourite! 6 lb/plant.
2015 Great variety, excellent tomatoey acidic flavour. Heavily pleated. Grew well in high heat, although ripening did delay a bit. Doesn't like to be crowded. Really good production. Earliest fruit was the largest at about 8 oz each. Approx 6.5 lbs/plant.


Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Intermediate

Plant size: Large (4.5-5ft)

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Good

Maturity: Mid (84 days)

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Bi-coloured (light red with dark orange shouldering)

Flesh colour: Pink

Fruit Shape: Pleated/Oblate

Fruit Fasciation: Extreme Fasciation

Fruit Firmness: Firm

Fruit Set: Excellent

Average Fruit Diameter: 4"

Average Fruit Length: 2.75"

Average Fruit Weight: 170g (6oz)

Affliction Observations

Other Observations

  • Ripening delays in 30C+ heat.

History

  • Collected in 1966 from Puerto Rico and donated to PGRC.