Kwand Hsi Hung Shih
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|Kwand Hsi Hung Shih|
|Fruit shape||round, oblate|
- Old heirloom from China, collected in 1931 in Peiping, China by the USDA - Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington, District of Columbia.
- First offered in the Seed Savers 2006 Yearbook by Norbert R. Pikovsky, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (PA PI N2), who got the seeds from the USDA.
- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), PI 92864.
- Collected by the USDA in 1931 in China. Locality: Peiping Habitat: the East Market.
- USDA narrative:
- "Obtained in the East Market, Peiping, March 2, 1931. A yellow tomato. "
- Obviously there must be some seed mixup or crossing, as the SSE members who got the seeds from the USDA reported small red fruits, and not yellow.
Dan and Val McMurray. Kwand Hsi Hung Shih - plants. 2008. (Uploaded with owner's permission.)
Dan and Val McMurray. Kwand Hsi Hung Shih - ripe fruit. 2008. (Uploaded with owner's permission.)
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