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Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country France
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Picardy - sliced fruit. 2014-09-10.


Indet. but compact plants, regular leaf. Medium round oblate red fruits with 5-7 seed locules are juicy and blemish-free. 6-8 oz, but some fruits can get up to 12 oz. Excellent old-fashioned rich tomato flavor.

Seed source:

1. Michael Lacey, Texas 07 (no more seeds)
2. Susan Anderson of Elgin, Texas (TX AN S) 11 / Earl Cadenhead, Ohio 05
3. Darrel Jones, Hamilton, Alabama 12

Year grown: 2011(1 - crop failure), 2014(2)

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


70-75 days, semi-det., regular leaf plants, round red 5-6 oz fruit, good flavor, good choice for canning and container growing. French heirloom.

Seed source:

Earl Cadenhead, Ohio 05

Year grown: 2006

Location: Bastrop, Texas


75 days, indet., regular leaf, excellent production of great tasting beautiful deep red smooth meaty 6-10 oz globe shaped fruit.

Seed source:


Year grown: 2007

Location: Pasadena, Texas


  • An old heirloom tomato dating back to the 1890s.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1999 Yearbook by Cynthia C. Jeffries of Westminster, South Carolina (SC JE C), who bought the seeds from Heirloom Seeds .

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