Break O'Day

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Break O'Day
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular, wispy
Fruit color red
Fruit shape oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type commercial heirloom
Country USA


B.C KO T

60-70 days, indet., medium sized plant with regular leaf foliage that is somewhat droopy. Produces 4-7 oz. red globe-shaped fruit with very good acidic flavor. Fruits are smooth, blemish-free and very juicy, with light-red interior and many seeds. Fruits grow in clusters of 4-6. Medium to high yield.

Seed source:

Edmund Ryan, Vermont 06

Year grown: 2009

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


MAN ST T

A productive blemish free tomato introduced commercially in 1931. The 8 ounce red fruit are produced in clusters of three or four and have a nice flavor. Indeterminate, regular-leaf foliage. (70 days from transplant).
Source
Heritage Harvest Seed

Location: Carman, Manitoba, Canada


TX AN S

65-70 days, compact indet., regular leaf plants, 7-8 oz uniform red globes with very good flavor and productivity. Heirloom, CV introduced in 1931, result of Marglobe x Marvana cross made in 1923.
Source 
Sand Hill Preservation Center 06

Year: 2007

Location: Bastrop, Texas


NY GA S

An old heirloom and used commercially starting in the 1930’s. I was really surprised at how productive and uniform the fruit was. The plant habit remained mid-height between two and three feet. Mid-sized fruit.

Year: 2014

Location: Southold, NY


History

  • A cross of Marglobe and Marvana made in 1923. Introduced commercially in 1931.
  • Burpee 1937 Catalog description:
"A Tomato outstanding for its early maturity and productiveness. The fruits are almost round and have a bright orange-scarlet skin. The vine growth is moderate. The fruits are solid and heavy, with small seed cavities. It was originated by the Department of Agriculture from a cross made between Marglobe and Marvana and is a very popular early variety."

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