Wisconsin 55

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Wisconsin 55
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape oblate, round
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer, canner
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country USA

B.C KO T

80 days, indet., regular leaf, 4-12 oz red round fruit, blemish-free, even ripening, excellent flavor all through the season, very good yields; reliable producer in a bad summer. I like the fact that one of the parents of this variety was Redskin which I like a lot for its taste and earliness.

Seed source:

1. Paul Pulley, Idaho 06
2. WI LO M 05 (Martin Longseth, Wisconsin) / from pre-1990 Jung's

Year grown: 2007

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


GERM SC K

a tomato with a very good taste, I got only a few fruits from my plant with a very small habit
Source 
B.C KO T (Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T))

Year: 2011

Location: Quitzdorf am See, Germany


History

  • Breeder: J.C. Walker, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1940.
  • Parentage: selection from crosses involving John Baer, Del Monte, Early Baltmore, and Redskin as parents.
  • Martin Longseth (WI LO M) distributed Wisconsin 55 seeds to Garden Web members in 2005, which increased its popularity.
  • PI 303809. Donated to USDA in 1965.

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