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Penn Red

  • Variety
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Fruit Size
  • Culinary Use
  • Plant Type
  • Leaf Type
  • Flavor Profile

About Penn Red

Penn Red, AKA Stemless Penn Red. Old commercial heirloom. Developed by the Experimental Agricultural College of Pennsylvania, from a cross between Red Dwarf Early and Marglobe. Released in 1944. First offered in the Seed Savers 2005 Yearbook by Neil Gillard of Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada, who obtained the seed from Plant Gene Resources of Canada, CN 599. Re-introduced commercially by Tatiana’s TOMATObase Seeds in 2016. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces 5-10 oz., round and oblate red fruits with smooth shoulders. Jointless. Very good rich flavors.

Varieties
Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Red
Flesh Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Oblate
Fruit Sizes
Medium
Fruit Weights
5-10 oz
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Origins
Pennsylvania
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Well-balanced

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