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Also known as Alcarese +
Country Italy  +
Fruit color pink  + , red  +
Fruit shape irregular  + , round  + , pear  +
Fruit size large  +
Fruit type cooking  + , paste  + , salad  +
Growth habit indet.  +
History * Seeds of this traditional landrace were * Seeds of this traditional landrace were given to Simone Lovano by his uncle in 2013 who said that he had obtained seeds from elderly people in the area who had saved them for generations. Simone also collected seed from two fruits of this landrace from the local "Saccone" supermarket (In pictures below, these will labeled "Saccone"). * The principle use in Alcara Li Fusi, Sicily of this tomato is to make sauce. * This is best described as a "landrace" and so contains a large amount of variation. This could be due to variation within the original population or alternatively that Simone's uncle obtained seeds of different traditional variants or varieties from different seedsavers. * The majority of plants grown out in 2014 produced fruit which were pink and medium to large in size, but there were also red globe-shaped, red "eggplant-shaped", and red pear-shaped variants. ant-shaped", and red pear-shaped variants.
Leaf regular  +
Member code Category:CA LO S +
Categories Tomato Variety List  + , Red Tomatoes  + , Pink Tomatoes  + , Indeterminate Tomatoes  + , Regular Leaf Tomatoes  + , Medium Tomatoes  + , Paste Tomatoes  + , Heirloom Tomatoes  + , Italian Tomatoes  + , Pear Tomatoes  + , Beefsteak Tomatoes  + , CA LO S  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2 February 2015 23:47:12  +
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