Purple Prince

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Tomato 'Purple Prince'. ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2009, 2014

Accession: 48

Seed Source: Seed bank stock. Original seed from Laird Creek Farm.


2014 Good production of flavourful, brown/red fruit. Juicy with a good amount of gel inside, best for fresh eating. 6lb per plant.

Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Intermediate

Plant size: Large (5ft)

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Good

Maturity: 80 days

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Brown

Flesh colour: Brown/red

Fruit Shape: Globular

Fruit Fasciation: Smooth

Fruit Firmness: Soft

Fruit Set: Excellent

Average Fruit Diameter: 2"

Average Fruit Length: 2"

Average Fruit Weight: 80g (3oz)

Other Observations

  • Does well in higher heat, but must be drier than humid or production will suffer.
  • Mild radial cracking with irregular watering.


  • Variety reportedly from Siberia.