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Maturity early
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color
Fruit shape round
Fruit size small
Fruit type cherry
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA


see the description of Keith

Seed source:

Keith Mueller

Year grown: 2009

Location: Quitzdorf am See, Germany


Indeterminate plants are regular leafed with an unique fine cut appearance, heavily serrated margins and often a slightly darker shade of green. Plants sucker profusely. Fruit are small, <0.5 g, pimpinellifollium like, and produced in abundance. Early, 55 days. Tendency to crack. They appear to be very much like a white colored fruit. The flavor is odd at first impression but becomes sweet in after tones. Leaf appearance is dominant in crosses as is the flavor and translucent nature.
Look closely at the skin in the fruit picture. The skin and flesh are very "translucent". One can see the interior vascular bundles and cells through the skin unlike most other varieties of tomato fruits. Great for observing the 3D structure of a fruit. When this is looked at on the blossom end one can seed the mimic of the way the styles are clustered together at the end of a stigma. Hold a fruit up to the sun light and they allow a good deal of light to pass through. This translucent trait also carries over into F1 fruits. I have seen a few clear skinned varieties do something similar but not at the depth of this trait. The depth of translucence probably has more to do with less pigmentation in the mature fruit.
The flavor qualities also carry over into F1 fruits.

Seed source:

Year grown: 2008

Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA


  • Plant contains the unique flesh mutant gene sherry sh. Fruit flesh is yellow/white with a faint reddish tinge at times. This mutation was derived by irradiation of Canary Export and originally donated to the Tomato Genetics Resource Center by Dr Richard Robinson of Cornell University.

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