|Variety type||open-pollinated, commercial|
- Indet., regular leaf plants. Small round pink fruits are smooth and blemish free. 2-5 oz. Very good complex flavor, with very pleasant sweetness.
- 1. Reimer Seeds
- 2. Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 09, vial 08-86 (Craig LeHoullier, Raleigh, North Carolina) / Darrel Jones, Alabama (wrong seeds)
- 3. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 06
Year grown: 2011 (1, crop failure), 2014(1)
- Somewhat compact plant with regular leaf foliage, 80 days, 5-9 oz pink fruit, complex full flavor, average production. Good on sandwiches and in salads.
- Reimer Seeds / Commercial Nursery Plant 11
Year grown: 2011
Location: LaFollette, Tennessee, USA
- a.k.a. Traveler.
- Bred by by Joe McFerran of the University of Arkansas and released as Traveler in 1971. 'Arkansas' got tacked onto the name somewhere along the way. Several sites have now amended the name and just called it Traveler.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Arkansas Traveler - plant. 2011-06-23.
Reed Baize, Oklahoma (OK BA R2). Arkansas Traveler - green fruit. 2014.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Arkansas Traveler - ripe fruit. 2014-10-07.
Ted Maiden (TN MA T): Arkansas Traveler - ripe fruit. 2011.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Arkansas Traveler - sliced fruit. 2014-10-07.
Reed Baize, Oklahoma (OK BA R2). Arkansas Traveler - sliced fruit. 2014.
You can buy Arkansas Traveler seeds at Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop.
By buying our seeds you help us to maintain and improve Tatiana's TOMATObase website, and to preserve many endangered open-pollinated varieties.
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|Description||Indet., regular leaf plants. Small round pink fruits are smooth and blemish free. 2-5 oz. Very good complex flavor, with very pleasant sweetness.|
|Fruit color||pink +|
|Fruit shape||globe +|
|Fruit size||medium +|
|Fruit type||slicer +|
|Growth habit||indet. +|
|History||* a.k.a. Traveler.|
|Member code||B.C KO T + and TN MA T +|
|Seed source||1. … 1. [http://www.reimerseeds.com/arkansas-traveler-tomato.aspx?ref=tatiana Reimer Seeds|
|Variety type||open-pollinated + and commercial +|
|Vendor||Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds +, Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Tomato Growers Supply +, TomatoFest +, Skyfire Garden Seeds +, Reimer Seeds +, Heirloom Seeds +, Heirloom Tomatoes +, Trade Winds Fruit +, Delectation of Tomatoes +, Double Helix Farms +, Gourmet Seed International +, Hazzard's Wholesale Seeds +, Knapp's Fresh Vegies +, Seeds of Change + and Swallowtail Garden Seeds +|
|Year grown||2011 (1 +, crop failure) + and 2014(1) +|