Shapka Monomakha AKA Monomakh’s Hat. Russian commercial variety. The name can be translated as Monomakh’s Cap, or “The Crown of Monomakh”, and it refers to the crown of all Russian Tsars from Dmitri Donskoi to Peter the Great. Some sources translate the name as ‘Monomakh’s Hat’, which is technically correct, but does not refer to the historical headgear. Listed at SSE Yearbook as Monomakh’s Hat.
Indeterminate, regular leaf plants with wispy foliage produces 6-12 oz., pink, heart-shaped fruits, some with a pointed tip, very meaty with sweet, delicious flavors.
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Seeds available at Tatiana’s TOMATObase Seed.