Alice's Egypt

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Alice's Egypt
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular, wispy
Fruit color red
Fruit shape heart
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, family heirloom
Country unknown
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Alice's Egypt - ripe fruit. 2011-10-07.

B.C KO T

indet., regular leaf, wispy foliage, medium size red fruits, shaped like fat plums or blunt hearts. Bright red meaty flesh with small seed cavities and very few seeds, typical for heart-shaped tomatoes. The flesh is juicy and not dry as in paste tomatoes. Outstanding sweet flavor. 6-12 oz.

Seed source:

John Seewald, New Jersey 07 / OH IN F (Frederick Ineman, Ohio) / Alice Biltz

Year grown: 2010 (crop failure), 2011

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


TX GU R

80 days, indet., regular leaf, heart shaped red fruit to 1.5 lbs.

Seed source:

Frederick Ineman, Ohio / Alice Biltz

Year grown: 2007

Location: Pasadena, Texas


History

  • Seed originally came from Alice Biltz, whose family had been growing it for decades.



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