Penn Red

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Penn Red
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round, oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, commercial heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Penn Red - sliced fruit. 2015-08-22.


Indet., regular leaf. Round and oblate red fruits with smooth shoulders, 5-10 oz. Jointless. Very good rich flavor.

Seed source:

Dave Thompson, New Baltimore, Southeast Michigan 09

Year grown: 2015

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


  • Old commercial heirloom.
  • Developed by the Experimental Agricultural College of Pennsylvania, from a cross between Red Dwarf Early and Marglobe. Released in 1944.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2005 Yearbook by Neil Gillard of Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada (ONT GI N), who obtained the seed from Plant Gene Resources of Canada, CN 599.
  • Re-introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2016.

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