Abe Lincoln

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Abe Lincoln
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape globe
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type commercial heirloom, open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Abe Lincoln (2) - sliced fruit. 2014-09-01.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf, 6-12 oz round oblate red fruit, a very good salad and canner tomato. Very good old-fashioned flavor. Great tomato for organic farmers market.

Seed source:

1. Reimer Seeds
2. Rob Gee, Ohio 09 / plant from a local GH
3. CV Livingston Seed 11
4. Kristien Dhoor, Belgium 06 / Reinhard Kraft, Neukirchen, Germany (germination failure)

Year grown: 2014

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


KY ST M

6-12 oz round, red, a good canner, introduced by the Buckbee Seed Co. in 1923, not the same variety as Abraham Lincoln.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds

Year grown:

Location: Sonora, Kentucky



History

  • Very old commercial heirloom, developed and released by the Buckbee Seed Company in 1923.
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), PI 644867. Donated to USDA in 1963.
  • See Abraham Lincoln page for the background information.



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Facts about Abe LincolnRDF feed
CountryUSA +
DescriptionIndet., regular leaf, 6-12 oz round oblate red fruit, a very good salad and canner tomato. Very good old-fashioned flavor. Great tomato for organic farmers market.
Fruit colorred +
Fruit shapeglobe +
Fruit sizemedium +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
History* Very old commercial heirloom, developed * Very old commercial heirloom, developed and released by the Buckbee Seed Company in 1923.
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), PI 644867. Donated to USDA in 1963.
  • See Abraham Lincoln page for the background information. oln]] page for the background information.
Leafregular +
Maturitymidseason +
Member codeB.C KO T + and KY ST M +
See alsoAbraham Lincoln +, Abe Lincoln, Regular + and Abe Lincoln Improved +
Seed source1. 1. [http://www.reimerseeds.com/original-abraham-lincoln-tomato.aspx?ref=tatiana Reimer Seeds
2. Rob Gee, Ohio 09 / plant from a local GH
3. CV Livingston Seed 11
4. Kristien Dhoor, Belgium 06 / Reinhard Kraft, Neukirchen, Germany (germination failure) n, Germany (germination failure)
USDAPI 644867 +
USDA linkhttp://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/acc/display.pl?1093659 +
Variety typecommercial heirloom + and open-pollinated +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, TomatoFest +, Skyfire Garden Seeds +, Reimer Seeds +, Delectation of Tomatoes +, Seeds of Change + and Blue Ribbon Tomatoes +
Year grown2014 +
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