Memory to Vavilov

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Memory to Vavilov
Maturity early
Growth habit det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape
Fruit size small
Fruit type salad
Variety type open-pollinated
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Memory to Vavilov - ripe fruit. 2015-08-14.


Early to mid-season. Compact regular leaf plants. Small red round fruits, 2-4 oz. Very juicy, with very good balanced flavor.

Seed source:

Erin Micki Taylor of Kanopolis, Kansas (KS TA E) 08 / Seed Savers Heritage Farm, Decorah, Iowa (IA SSE HF) 02 / Marina Danilenko, Russia (RUSS DA M)

Year grown: 2015

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


  • Russian origin. Named after a prominent Russian botanist and geneticist, Nikolai Vavilov. Vavilov collected seeds from around the world, and created the world's largest seedbank in Leningrad. Today, the Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry in St.Petersburg (former Leningrad) still maintains one of the world's largest collections of plant genetic material.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by Seed Savers Heritage Farm, Decorah, Iowa (IA SSE HF), original seed came from Marina Danilenko of the former USSR.
  • SSE TOMATO 3063.
  • Introduced commercially by Skyfire Garden Seeds .

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