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Red Penna

About Red Penna

Family heirloom from the United States. It has been first offered in SSE 1993 Yearbook by Robert Richardson of Phelps, NY , who received the seed from M.D. Gonzales, Waynesburg, Ohio. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces 12-18 oz., plump, red, beefsteak tomatoes with very good “traditional” complex, tomato flavors and meaty flesh.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Red
Fruit Color
Red
Fruit Shape
Oblate
Fruit Size
Large
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Late
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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