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Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round
Fruit size medium
Fruit type canner, slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Calypso - sliced fruit. 2015-08-08.


Indet., regular leaf. Perfectly round red fruits, 3-5 oz. Thick walls, very good keeper. (15 seeds)

Seed source:

1. Reimer Seeds
2. James Campbell of Bellows Falls, Vermont (VT CA J) 09
3. Michael Gunn of Pasadena, Texas (TX GU R) 07 / Seed Savers Heritage Farm, Decorah, Iowa (IA SSE HF) / Faxon Stinnett of Vian, Oklahoma (OK ST F) (germination failure)

Year grown: 2014(1 - germination failure), 2015

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


75 days, semi-det., regular leaf, high yield of solid great tasting 3-4" round red fruit, SSE TOMATO 826.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Seed Savers Heritage Farm, Decorah, Iowa (IA SSE HF) / Faxon Stinnett of Vian, Oklahoma (OK ST F)

Year grown:

Location: Pasadena, Texas


  • Bred for humid tropical areas.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1982 Yearbook by Faxon Stinnett of Vian, Oklahoma (OK ST F). SSE TOMATO 826.

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