Vorlon

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Vorlon
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color black
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type stabilized accidental cross
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Vorlon - sliced fruit. 2016-08-30.

B.C KO T

Indet., potato leaf plants. Nicely shaped round oblate purple black fruits with smooth shoulders. 6-8 oz. Outstanding rich and sweet flavor. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

1. Michael Gunn of Pasadena, Texas (TX GU R) 07 (germination failure)
2. Susan Anderson of Elgin, Texas (TX AN S) 11 / Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (WI GR S) 06 / Jeff Nekola of Green Bay, Wisconsin (WI NE J) 00 / Joe Fisher of Winterport, Maine (ME FI J) 99

Year grown: 2011 (1 - crop failure), 2016(2)

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


IL LO N

80 days, indet., potato leaf plant with a high yield of 8-16 oz purple-black fruit with green shoulders and excellent flavor.
Source 
Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (WI GR S) 06 / Jeff Nekola of Green Bay, Wisconsin (WI NE J) 00 / Joe Fisher of Winterport, Maine (ME FI J) 99

Year: 2007

Location: Oblong, Illinois


TX AN S

70-75 days, indet., potato leaf plants, 8-14 oz, deep purple pink fruits with excellent flavor. Stabilized Cherokee Purple x Pruden's Purple cross.
Source 
Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (WI GR S) 06 / Jeff Nekola of Green Bay, Wisconsin (WI NE J) 00 / Joe Fisher of Winterport, Maine (ME FI J) 99

Year: 2007, 2008

Location: Bastrop, Texas


TX GU R

78 days, indet., potato leaf, high yield of 4-5" smooth deep purple-pink globes with green shoulders with excellent flavor, very meaty.
Source 
 ?

Location: Pasadena, Texas


History

  • Stabilized accidental cross between Cherokee Purple and Pruden's Purple that appeared in the garden of Joe Fisher of Winterport, Maine (ME FI J) in 1998(?). Said to be named for the enigmatic alien race of the T.V. program Babylon 5.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1999 Yearbook by Joe Fisher of Winterport, Maine (ME FI J).



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