Turkish Striped Monastery

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Turkish Striped Monastery
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red, striped
Fruit shape round
Fruit size small
Fruit type salad
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Turkey
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Turkish Striped Monastery - sliced fruit. 2014-08-10.


Indet. plants with regular leaf foliage. Very prolific producer of small perfectly round red fruits with golden stripes, 1.5-2 oz, a bit smaller than Tigerella, with very good bright flavor with a hint of sweetness.

Seed source:

Robert Hoser, Germany 13

Year grown: 2014

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


  • Said to be collected at a monastery garden outside of Istanbul, Turkey.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2007 Yearbook by Bryan Connolly and Diane Dorfer of Mansfield Center, Connecticut (CT CO B2), who received seeds from ENSC.
  • Introduced commercially by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds in 2009.

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