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Fireball
Maturity early
Growth habit semi-det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape oblate, globe
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type commercial heirloom, open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Fireball - sliced fruit. 2014-09-26.

B.C KO T

65 days, compact semi-det., regular leaf plsnts produce red glossy beefsteak fruit, 5-13 oz, perfect shaped, with no cracking. Fruits are meaty and juicy, with excellent old-fashioned tomato flavor, with a touch of sweetness. Quite early for a larger fruited variety.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / a Russian CV 98

Year grown: 2006, 2014

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


History

  • An old commercial heirloom.
  • Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co., Rochester, New York.
  • Parentage: Joseph Harris Co. round plum line x Valiant.
  • Appeared in Harris Catalog 1952.
  • Obtained in past as Palla di Fuoco from CV Ingegnoli [1] of Milano Italy
  • PI 270228. USDA Description:
"Self pruning, green shoulder, jointed; bred by Wilbur Scott."



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2017 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - sold out for 2017
Reimer Seeds
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2016 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds . .
2015 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new . .
2014 . .
2013 Heritage Harvest Seed
Sand Hill Preservation Center - sold out for 2013
2 .
2012 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - sold out for 2012 3 4
2011 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Heritage Harvest Seed
Sand Hill Preservation Center - not available for 2011
5 3
2010 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Heritage Harvest Seed - new
Solana Seeds (as Palla di Fuoco)
5 5
2009 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Solana Seeds
Terroir Seeds
7 .
2008 Sand Hill Preservation Center 6 .
2007 Sand Hill Preservation Center 5 .


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Also known asPalla di Fuoco +
CountryUSA +
Description65 days, compact semi-det., regular leaf p 65 days, compact semi-det., regular leaf plsnts produce red glossy beefsteak fruit, 5-13 oz, perfect shaped, with no cracking. Fruits are meaty and juicy, with excellent old-fashioned tomato flavor, with a touch of sweetness. Quite early for a larger fruited variety. Quite early for a larger fruited variety.
Fruit colorred +
Fruit shapeoblate + and globe +
Fruit sizemedium +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitsemi-det. +
History* An old commercial heirloom.
  • Breede * An old commercial heirloom.
  • Breeder and vendor: Joseph Harris Co., Rochester, New York.
  • Parentage: Joseph Harris Co. round plum line x Valiant.
  • Appeared in Harris Catalog 1952.
  • Obtained in past as Palla di Fuoco from CV Ingegnoli [1] of Milano Italy
  • PI 270228. USDA Description:
"Self pruning, green shoulder, jointed; bred by Wilbur Scott." houlder, jointed; bred by Wilbur Scott."
Leafregular +
Maturityearly +
Member codeB.C KO T +
RelatedNew Yorker +
Seed sourceReimer Seeds / a Russian CV 98
Variety typecommercial heirloom + and open-pollinated +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Sand Hill Preservation Center +, Reimer Seeds +, Heritage Harvest Seed + and Solana Seeds +
Year grown2006 + and 2014 +
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