Said to be a popular U.K. hothouse variety. First commercially offered in North America by Victory Seed Company. First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by Bill McDorman of Hailey, Idaho, who said that it came from from Sakhalin Island, Siberia. Therefore, it’s very possible that there are two different tomatoes known under the same name – one from the former USSR and one from the UK. The Russian cultivar likely had a different original (Russian) name. Compact indeterminate, regular leaf plants produce plentiful crops of 2-5 oz., small to medium-sized, red, round, oblate, tomatoes with very good, well-balanced tomatoey flavors.
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