John Losasso's Low Acid Ruby

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John Losasso's Low Acid Ruby
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA


Indet., regular leaf, smooth oblate red fruits, 6-10 oz. Fruits are very juicy, with good sweetish flavor. They do not keep on the counter for too long and best consumed within a week after picking from the vine.

Seed source:

Angie Allen, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 11 / Heirloom Tomatoes 11

Year grown: 2012

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


  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1997 Yearbook by M. Joyce Martin, Spes in Deo, Franciscan Family Retreat Ctr. Inc., Montrose, Colorado (CO MA M), who received the seed from her friend John Losasso, who named this tomato after his mother.

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