Turkish Ayla

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Turkish Ayla
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type family heirloom, open-pollinated
Country Turkey
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Turkish Ayla - sliced fruit. 2014-08-24.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Medium to large pink beefsteaks with smooth shoulders. 8-12 oz. Excellent sweet flavor. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Jennifer Ibarra, Milford, Connecticut

Year grown: 2014

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


  • A family heirloom from Turkey, Gölbaşı, Adıyaman. Jennifer Ibarra of Milford, Connecticut got seeds from one of her student's parents. They brought it with them from Turkey where they and their parents grew it for many years. The family did not have a name for the tomato, and they did not want their last name used publicly, but they did not mind to use their daughter’s name Ayla to name the tomato. Jennifer called it 'Turkish Ayla'.
  • Introduced commercially in North America by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2015.

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