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Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round
Fruit size cherry
Fruit type cherry
Variety type stabilized intentional cross
Country Canada
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Igor - sliced fruit. 2013-09-28.


Indet. regular leaf plants that produce loads of large red round cherry fruits. Excellent bold and sweet flavor with a perfect touch of acidity. Appears to be stable in out 2013 growout, but please still watch it - it may throw an orange fruit, let me know if it does it for you!

Seed source:

Denise Salmon, Vancouver, Canada (B.C SA D) (F3) / David Lemasters, Pennsylvania 07 (F2) / David Lieven of Belgium (F1)

Year grown: 2010 (F4 seeds collected, line #4), 2011 (crop failure), 2012 (F5 seed collected), 2013 (F6 seed collected)

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


  • Selected by Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T) from the golden cherry F3 segregation line of an intentional cross Sungold X Mom's made by David Lieven of Belgium and grown by Denise Salmon of Vancouver, Canada in the fall 2008, and David Lemasters of Pennsylvania in 2007.
  • Tatiana named it after her son, Igor, and she continued the selection work in 2010-2013.
  • Released by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2014.
  • Parent: Sungold X Mom's F3 Gold Cherry

See also

Picture Gallery

Red segregation line (#1 from 2012) with best flavor and earliest maturity. 5 plants. All fruits are the same, large cherry or small saladette size, bright red, with delicious sweet flavor. 2 plants out of 5 are jointless.
No.1 : first ripe fruit on August 10. Red large slightly flattened cherry.
No.3: excellent balanced flavor, with good deal of sweetness.
No.4: jointless, very good, sweet, large cherry
No.5 - jointless, best flavor so far.

In 2012 it continued to segregate, producing orange, red, and pink cherries, some of them with excellent rich flavor. 2 plants produced red cherries and 1 produced orange cherry fruit. I continued selection for red fruit.
No.1 - bright red cherries with excellent very rich sweet flavor. The earliest out of all the other plants.
No.2 peachy-orange cherry with very good mild sweet flavor.
No.3 - bright red cherries that look exactly like No.1, but the flavor is milder. Ripened 2 weeks after No.1.
No.4 - slightly oblate pink cherries with good mild flavor.

Picture Gallery

Golden cherries about 10-12 grams.

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