Blush

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Blush
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color bi-color, striped
Fruit shape plum, pointed
Fruit size small
Fruit type salad, paste
Variety type stabilized intentional cross
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Blush (1) - ripe fruit. 2014-08-28.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf plants with sparse wispy foliage. Small elongated oval fruits are about 2" long, bright yellow with pink stripes and have a little tip at the blossom end. Flesh is bi-colored, yellow and pink. Excellent sweet flavor.

Seed source:

1. Reimer Seeds
2. Johnny's Selected Seeds 14
3. Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C) 12

Year grown: 2014

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


TN MA T

Indeterminate, yellowish skin with pink streaks running from the stem to blossom ends. 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter and about 2 inches long. Taste was slightly mild with some complex flavors in the background. Good production. Excellent for fresh eating and salads. Great eye appeal.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C)

Year grown: 2013

Location: LaFollette, Tennessee


GERM SC K

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Reinhard Kraft, Neukirchen, Germany

Year grown: 2013, 2015 (Plant from CV Deaflora)

Location: Lohsa / Leipzig, Germany


History

  • Developed by Fred Hempel in California, released in 2011. The parents for the original cross were selected by an 8 year old son of Fred, Alex. He chose his favorite tomatoes that taste great - Maglia Rosa and Zucchero. Zucchero is another Fred's creation that has not been released.
  • See the Baia Nicchia Farm blog for more details.
  • The seeds of this new variety was sent to Carolyn Male for trial in 2011, and Carolyn offered it to Tomatoville members as part of her annual seed offer in January 2012.
  • Parents: Maglia Rosa and Zucchero (not released)
  • Introduced commercially by Seeds of Change in 2013.
  • A.W. Haley offered the seeds under a 're-branded' name Blush Tiger in 2014. Blush Tiger and Blush are the same varieties.



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