Aker's Plum Pink

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Aker's Plum Pink
Maturity midseason
Growth habit semi-det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape plum
Fruit size small
Fruit type canner, paste, salad
Variety type open-pollinated
Country unknown
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Aker's Plum Pink - ripe fruit. 2010-10-15.

B.C KO T

indet., regular leaf, high yield of pink, small, plum-shaped fruit about 1-2 oz, 2.5-3" long and 1.5-2" in diameter. Clear skin makes it a pink tomato, despite the fact that the late fruits visually appeared more red than pink. Very thick walls, meaty flesh with little juice, good flavor. It matches the description of Aker's Plum other than the skin color.
The seed came to me labeled as Aker's Plum, but as the fruits appeared to be pink, I added 'Pink' to the name.

Seed source:

Linda Black of Fountain Valley, California (CA BL L) 08 / Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N) 04 / Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C) 97 / Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 93

Year grown: 2010

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


History

  •  ?
  • Possibly a mutation of the original Aker's Plum that led to the change of the skin color from yellow to clear.



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Facts about Aker's Plum PinkRDF feed
Countryunknown +
Descriptionindet., regular leaf, high yield of pink, indet., regular leaf, high yield of pink, small, plum-shaped fruit about 1-2 oz, 2.5-3" long and 1.5-2" in diameter. Clear skin makes it a pink tomato, despite the fact that the late fruits visually appeared more red than pink. Very thick walls, meaty flesh with little juice, good flavor. It matches the description of Aker's Plum other than the skin color.
The seed came to me labeled as Aker's Plum, but as the fruits appeared to be pink, I added 'Pink' to the name. ed to be pink, I added 'Pink' to the name.
Fruit colorpink +
Fruit shapeplum +
Fruit sizesmall +
Fruit typecanner +, paste + and salad +
Growth habitsemi-det. +
History* ?
  • Possibly a mutation of the original Aker's Plum that led to the change of the skin color from yellow to clear.
Leafregular +
Maturitymidseason +
Member codeB.C KO T +
Seed sourceLinda Black of Fountain Valley, California (CA BL L) 08 / Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N) 04 / Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C) 97 / Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 93
Variety typeopen-pollinated +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Sand Hill Preservation Center + and Salt Spring Seeds +
Year grown2010 +
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