Orion’s Belt

Orion’s Belt is selected and named by Blane Horton from a Cherokee Tiger cross made by Bill Jeffers. Beautiful, green and metallic stripes on dark purple, plum shaped fruit. Weight about 50-70g. Determinant dwarf type plants with regular rugose leaf foliage, chartreuse colored. Good tomato flavor, nice tart bite with some sweet notes. Very compact plants, perfect for pots on patio, terrace or for small gardens.

Fruit Colors
Striped
Flesh Colors
Black / Purple
Fruit Shapes
Plum/Pear/Piriform
Fruit Sizes
Saladette
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Determinate / Rugose Dwarf
Leaves
Chartruese / Regular / Rugose
Flavors
Sweet / Tart