Alston's Everlasting

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Alston's Everlasting
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round
Fruit size small
Fruit type cherry
Variety type heirloom
Country USA


B.C KO T

Indet. plants with regular foliage and high yields of red large cherry tomatoes. Very good to excellent sweet flavor. No cracking. 0.75-1 oz.

Seed source:

Sue Bailey, Alaska 07

Year grown: 2009

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


TX GU R

70 days, indet., regular leaf, large cherry, excellent flavor, very high production, a favorite.
Source 
WI KA H 05 (Howard Kaehler of Milton, Wisconsin) / VA CL S 98 (Susan J. Clausen of Stony Creek, Virginia) / CV Alston Seed Co. 1984 (no longer in business)

Location: Pasadena, Texas


History

  • Heirloom tomato from Mr. Alston, who owned Alston's Seed company and offered it commercially in the 1980s. This company is no longer in business.
  • First introduced in Seed Savers 1998 Yearbook by Susan J. Clausen of Stony Creek, Virginia, who obtained the seed from CV Alston's in 1984. Susan described the flavor as 'outstanding and tangy'.



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