Libby’s Pride

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Brought to the Cleveland, Ohio in the 1960s from the Campobasso Province of Italy by Donaldo Morganti. Mr. Donaldo Morganti gave seeds to a business partner named Libby, who in turn gave the seeds to Carl Skalak who named the variety ‘Libby’s Pride’. Mr. Skalak gave seeds to Dan Misztal who ultimately gave seeds to Carolyn Male who sent the seeds to Mike Dunton of Victory Seed Company. Introduced commercially by Victory Seed Company in 2011. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces a good crop of 5′ long, red, meaty, paste tomatoes with few seeds. Often have a pronounced nipple on the blossom end. Very good, rich delicious flavors. 80 days

Fruit Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Elongated / Plum/Pear
Fruit Sizes
Medium
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner
Maturities
Midseason
Harvest Days
80 Days
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Origins
Italy
Leaves
Regular