Lilac Giant

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Lilac Giant
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country unknown

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Indet., regular leaf, high yield of large pink flattened beefsteaks. Very good balanced flavor, nice juicy flesh. 8-14 oz.

Seed source:

Geza Korbely, Hungary 06

Year grown: 2012

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


History

  • SSE Accession: TOMATO/PINK-PURPLE 5497.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2002 Yearbook by Scott Benson, Medina, New York (NY BE S), no seed origin mentioned.
  • Tatiana's note: I suspect this variety could have been translated as 'Lilac Giant' by Andrey Baranovsky, who sometimes used 'lilac' or 'raspberry' as a synonym for 'pink'. However, I have no confirmation or proof.

See also

  • Lilac (a different tomato)



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