Shilling Giant

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Shilling Giant
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular, wispy
Fruit color red
Fruit shape heart
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom
Country Unknown

B.C KO T

Indet., regular wispy foliage, red fat bomb-shaped fruits of medium size, very meaty. 6-12 oz. Very good flavor.

Seed source:

John Seewald, New Jersey 07

Year grown: 2012

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


IL LO N

80 days, indet., regular leaf plant with good yield of 12-16 oz red oxheart fruit with excellent flavor.
Source 
MO WA C 96 (Calvin E. Wait of Ethel, Missouri)

Location: Oblong, Illinois


History

  • Heirloom variety ?
  • Seeds came to Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina from Tom Blose of Pennsylvania in the early 90s or late 80s.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1993 Yearbook by Carolyn Male of Latham, New York (NY MA C), who got the seeds from Craig LeHouiller in 1992.



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