|Fruit shape||ribbed, beefsteak|
- Indet., vigorous plants with regular leaf foliage. Fruits are very large, pink, up to 1.5 lbs. Some have ruffled shoulders, but some are more smooth. Very good flavor, more acidic than sweet. (very limited, 15 seeds / packet)
- John Seewald, Somers Point, New Jersey 07 / Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) / Åke Truedsson of Klagshamn, Sweden (SWED TR A)
Year grown: 2013
- My seed came from the French. I believe the correct name is Potiron Ecarlate which translates to "scarlet pumpkin" in English. I am not positive but I believe it is French in origin. Huge tomatoes. It does remind me of a Cinderella pumpkin.
- Tall/vigorous regular leaf plants with average production of consistently huge (1.5 to 2.5 lb) pink beefsteaks, sometimes with ruffling. Good to very good flavor.
- Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 07 / Åke Truedsson of Klagshamn, Sweden (SWED TR A)
Year grown: 2008
Location: Bastrop, Texas
- French origin ?
- 'Potiron' means 'pumpkin' in French.
- First offered in the Seed Savers 1999 Yearbook by Åke Truedsson of Klagshamn, Sweden (SWED TR A).
- Introduced commercially by Delectation of Tomatoes in 2013.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Potiron - plant. 2013-06-12.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Potiron - flowers. 2013-06-12.
Susan Anderson (TX AN S): Potiron. 2008.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Potiron - sliced fruit. 2013-09-18.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Potiron - sliced fruit. 2013-10-01.
Susan Anderson (TX AN S): Potiron sliced. 2008.
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|2014||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new||.||.|
|2013||Delectation of Tomatoes - new||.||.|
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