Ludmilla's Yellow Giant

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Ludmilla's Yellow Giant
Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape round
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Kazakhstan, Germany
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Indet., regular leaf plants.

Seed source:

Theodore Corbett of Reichenbach-Steegen, Germany (GERM CO T) 10

Year grown: 2019

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


85 days, indet., regular leaf, high yield of 6-12 oz. yellow fruit, very good.
Reinhard Kraft, Neukirchen, Germany 09

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • A 50+ year old variety grown by a family in Kazakhstan, who later immigrated to Germany and brought this variety along. A woman from this family, Ludmilla, passed the seeds to Reinhard Kraft, Neukirchen, Germany , who made the seeds available in Germany and to some North American tomato growers. Reinhard Kraft named this tomato after Ludmilla.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2010 Yearbook by Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C), Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N), and Nancy Kirch, NY (NY KI N).

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Seed Availability

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Facts about Ludmilla's Yellow GiantRDF feed
CountryKazakhstan, Germany +
DescriptionIndet., regular leaf plants.
Fruit colororange +
Fruit shaperound +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
Leafregular +
Maturitylate +
MemberIL LO N +
Member codeB.C KO T +
Seed sourceTheodore Corbett of Reichenbach-Steegen, Germany (GERM CO T) 10
Variety typeopen-pollinated +
Year grown2019 +
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