Amethyst Jewel

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Amethyst Jewel
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color blue, pink
Fruit shape irregular
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Amethyst Jewel - sliced fruit. 2013-08-28.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf, small, irregularly shaped pink fruits, 2-8 oz, with meaty interior and very few small seed chambers. The fruits at the bottom of the plants were solid pink with just a bit of purple/blue tinge, probably because they were shaded by the dense foliage. Later fruits that grew higher on the plants have the gorgeous purple tinge that is typical for antho tomato varieties. Very good sweet flavor. Heavy producer. (20 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Wild Boar Farms 13

Year grown: 2013

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


GERM SC K

Source 
Reinhard Kraft

Year: 2015

Location: Leipzig, Germany


History

  • Developed by Brad Gates at Wild Boar Farms, Napa, California.
  • Introduced by Wild Boar Farms in 2013.
  • According to Brad Gates, there is still a very small percentage of Amethyst Jewel plants in summer 2013 that produce non antho pink fruits, so it is not 100% stable yet. If you are saving seeds, please select for the fruits with anthocyanin pigmentation.



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