Pecherskie 278

Very old variety from Russia. Donated to the USDA in 1962 by N.I. Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry. Collected from the Gorkiy region, the former Soviet Union. First offered in the Seed Savers 2007 Yearbook by Norbert R. Pikovsky, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, who obtained the seed from the USDA. Indeterminate, regular leaf plants produce 3-6 oz., round and oblate, vibrant red-colored fruit. Flesh is meaty and juicy, with delicious balanced flavors.

Varieties
Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Red
Flesh Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Oblate
Fruit Sizes
Saladette / Small
Fruit Weights
3-6. oz
Culinary Uses
Slicer
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Origins
Russia
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Well-balanced