Sylvan Gaume

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Sylvan Gaume
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape heart
Fruit size large
Fruit type canner, slicer, cooking, paste
Variety type heirloom
Country Russia, Canada
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sylvan Gaume (2011 seed) - ripe fruit. 2012-10-01.


indet., regular leaf, beautiful large irregularly shaped fruits, most with ribbed shoulders. Not all the fruits are heart shaped, but they are still hearts, judging by the small size of the seed cavities and small number of seeds in each fruit. Very good flavor, meaty flesh. 6-12 oz.

Seed source:

Kristien Dhoor, Belgium 06 / Reinhard Kraft, Neukirchen, Germany

Year grown: 2011, 2012

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


80 days, indet., regular leaf plant, huge fruit up to 3 lbs, red heart shape, outstanding taste, good yield.

Seed source:

Anne Carritt of Sidney, Manitoba, Canada (MAN CA A) 96

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


78 days, indet., regular leaf, huge red heart shaped fruit up to 3 lbs, outstanding sweet taste, excellent yield.

Seed source:

Year grown: 2006

Location: Pasadena, Texas


  • Russian origin.
  • This tomato was named after a 80 year old man in Canada who shared the seeds and indicated that this variety came from Russia. Its original Russian name is not known.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1995 Yearbook by Anne Carritt of Sidney, Manitoba, Canada (MAN CA A), who received seeds from a SSE member from Alberta, ALB LE M.

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