Galapagos Wild

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Galapagos Wild
Maturity midseason
Growth habit det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape oval
Fruit size cherry
Fruit type cherry
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Galapagos
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Galapagos Wild. 2016-09-23.


Compact plants with regular leaf foliage. Small elongated yellow/orange cherries with excellent sweet flavor. Very high yields.

Seed source:

Valery Popenko, Semei, Kazakhstan 15 / Trade Winds Fruit 14

Year grown: 2016

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


  • Solanum cheesmannii.
  • From Underwood Gardens catalog: "This is the true wild Galapagos Island tomato variety, collected by Sarah Darwin, great-granddaughter of (naturalist) Charles Darwin. These tomatoes are found growing right along the seafront, just feet from the ocean in rocky, exposed and almost soilless conditions. "
  • The red-fruited variety named Sara's Galapagos is a variety thought to be introduced to the Galapagos Islands from the mainland, and it is not this species.

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