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Primrose Gage
Country India  +
Description Indet., regular leaf, somewhat unusual loo Indet., regular leaf, somewhat unusual looking foliage - your can easily tell the plants apart from other tomato plants. Small round pale yellow fruit with fuzzy velvety skin are about 1 oz. When immature, they have an appearance of a gooseberry due to the pale striping, which disappears as fruits ripen. Delicious sweet and rich flavor. (''15 seeds / packet'') t and rich flavor. (''15 seeds / packet'')
Fruit color yellow  +
Fruit shape round  +
Fruit size small  +
Fruit type salad  +
Growth habit indet.  +
History * United States Department of Agriculture * United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), [[USDA link::|PI 91458]]. * Collected in 1931 by Dobbie and Co. (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) in the village of a semi-nomadic tribe in the jungle of southern India between 5,000 and 8,000 feet altitude. * USDA Narrative: : ''Foliage is more glaucous green than that of the ordinary tomato. The primrose-yellow fruit, about the size of a golf ball, has a bloom like that of a grape. It has a sharp sweet flavor which is distinct from that of all other tomatoes. '' * First offered in the Seed Savers 2005 Yearbook by Norbert R. Pikovsky, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (PA PI N2), who got the seeds from PI Station, India. who got the seeds from PI Station, India.
Leaf regular  +
Maturity midseason  +
Member code Category:B.C KO T + , Category:IA AL A +
Seed source 1. Jennifer Hutson, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 06 / Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) / USDA : 2. Angie Allen, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 11 / USDA ARS, Geneva, New York 11
USDA PI 91458  +
USDA link  +
Variety type heirloom  + , open-pollinated  +
Vendor Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +
Year grown 2010 (''crop failure'')  + , 2011 (''crop failure'')  + , 2014(1)  +
Categories Tomato Variety List  + , Yellow and Orange Tomatoes  + , Indeterminate Tomatoes  + , Regular Leaf Tomatoes  + , Small Tomatoes  + , Indian Tomatoes  + , Heirloom Tomatoes  + , USDA Tomatoes  + , IA AL A  + , B.C KO T  + , Tatiana's 2010 Growout List  + , Tatiana's 2011 Growout List  + , Tatiana's 2014 Growout List  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 22 December 2016 06:46:07  +
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