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Goose Creek
Country USA  +
Description Indet., regular leaf plants. Fruits are pink, round and oblate, smooth and blemish-free, very juicy, 4-10 oz. Very good full flavor. Midseason.
Fruit color pink  +
Fruit shape globe  + , round  + , oblate  +
Fruit size medium  +
Fruit type slicer  +
Growth habit indet.  +
History * An heirloom from the early 1800s, from t * An heirloom from the early 1800s, from the family of edible landscape expert, Jimmy Williams, owner of Hayground Organic Gardening in California. The story says that the seeds have been passed down through generations since the 1800's when Jimmy's great-great grandmother, a young Caribbean slave, smuggled them with her aboard ship that docked at Charleston near Goose Creek, South Carolina. Jimmy's grandmother, Elouise Watson, shared this precious heirloom with him in the 1950-60s. * There is some controversy about the origins/dating of this tomato, as tomato experts know that there were no 'smooth' tomatoes available in the early 1800s. * There was also a lot of controversy about the fruit color, whether it is supposed to be red or pink, and the conclusion was that it should be pink. the conclusion was that it should be pink.
Leaf regular  +
Maturity midseason  +
Member code Category:B.C KO T + , Category:TX GU R +
Seed source Michael Johnson, UK 07
Variety type open-pollinated  + , family heirloom  +
Vendor Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds + , Gleckler Seedmen + , Secret Seed Cartel + , Casey's Heirloom Tomatoes of Airdrie + , Heritage Tomato Seed + , The Sample Seed Shop + , Delectation of Tomatoes + , Knapp's Fresh Vegies +
Year grown 2013  +
Categories Tomato Variety List  + , Tomato Seeds  + , Pink Tomatoes  + , Indeterminate Tomatoes  + , Regular Leaf Tomatoes  + , Medium Tomatoes  + , Heirloom Tomatoes  + , TX GU R  + , TX AN S  + , B.C KO T  + , Tatiana's 2013 Growout List  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 27 December 2015 04:00:10  +
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