|Fruit color||black, brown|
- Indet., regular leaf plants. Medium chocolate/brown beefsteaks with very good flavor. 4-10 oz oz.
- Norbert R. Pikovsky, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (PA PI N2) 08
Year grown: 2014
- 80 days, indet., regular leaf plant, good yield of 6-8 oz, reddish brown fruit, very good flavor.
- Arche Noah (Austria), c/o Seed Savers' Heritage Farm in Decorah, Iowa (AUST AR N) 96 / Elmar Dolgener
Location: Oblong, Illinois
- Originated in the former Soviet Union. Named after the first artificial Earth satellite that was launched into space by the USSR in 1957.
- First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by Arche Noah, a genetic preservation organization in Austria (AUST AR N), who got the seeds from Elmar Dolgener.
- Introduced commercially in North America by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2015.
Russian name: Спутник
- The name means 'Satellite' in Russian.
Description in Russian
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sputnik - baby fruit. 2014-06-17.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sputnik - sliced fruit. 2014-08-05.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sputnik - sliced fruit. 2014-08-12.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2015||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new||.||.|
|2013||Double Helix Farms - new||3||.|
|2011||Marianna's Heirloom Seeds||2||2|
|2010||Marianna's Heirloom Seeds - new||2||2|
You can buy Sputnik seeds at Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop.
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