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Zapotec Pleated

About Zapotec Pleated

‘Zapotec Pleated’ is a strain of ‘Zapotec’ tomato, that came from the interior of Oaxaca, Mexico. Said to be grown by the indigenous people of Oaxaca. Very prolific, indeterminate, and regular leaf plants with a very good yield of large (10-16 oz.), deeply pleated, (almost triangular in shape) pink-red fruit, with a somewhat hollow interior and mild sweet flavors. Popular for baking, grilling, or stuffing. Good cooking and canning tomato. Late, about 85 days to maturity.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer / Stuffer
Flavor Profile
Mild / Sweet
Flesh Color
Pink
Fruit Color
Red
Fruit Shape
Plum/Pear/Piriform / Ribbed
Fruit Size
Large
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Late
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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