Izumrudnoe Yabloko

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Izumrudnoe Yabloko
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color green
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type commercial
Country Russia


Indet. but relatively compact plants with regular foliage. Beefsteak type fruits that mature to light green color with slight yellowish blush. 8-12 oz. Good smoky flavor and buttery texture, similar to other green-when-ripe varieties. Quite early maturity for a large beefsteak tomato.

Seed source:

PA PI N2 08 (Norbert Pikovsky, Pennsylvania)

Year grown: 2012

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


indet., green tomato with very good flavour, 110 gr., very juicy, regular leaf.
1. www.ginsterfarm.ch
2. SeedArchiv G. Bohl

Year: 2006 (source 1), 2010 (source 1), 2011 (source 2 / for seed saving)

Location: Germany


  • Russian origin.
  • First introduced to SSE in 2008 by Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) and Norbert R. Pikovsky of Pennsylvania (PA PI N).

Russian name: Изумрудное Яблоко

The name means "Emerald Apple" in Russian.

Also known as

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