Purple Calabash

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Purple Calabash
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color black
Fruit shape flattened, ribbed
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country unknown
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Purple Calabash - ripe fruit. 2008-09-14.

B.C KO T

80 days, indet., ruffled purple/brown/pink fruit with green shoulders, very unique taste which I loved, but growers' opinions vary about its taste - some people love it and some people hate it, you will have to decide for yourself.

Seed source:

1. Peter Gallant, Prince Edward Island, Canada 04
2. Tomato Growers Supply 11

Year grown: 2008(1), 2011(2)

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


TX AN S

80 days, indet., 4-5 oz ruffled purple/brown port wine colored fruit, good strong taste; I liked it.
Source 
Tomato Growers Supply 07

Year: 2008

Location: Bastrop, Texas


GERM SC K

Source 
M. Hahm-Hartmann

Year: 2009

Location: Quitzdorf am See, Germany


History

  • Exact origin of this tomato is unknown, but most seem to think it originally came from Mexico.
  • PI 290857. Donated to USDA in 1963.

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