Please see Tomato Cultural Notes for growing information.
Codes refer to the Key to Tomato Disease Tolerance.
See our Tomato Variety Guide for recommendations for disease-resistant, storage, and extra early varieties.
Packet: Seed size varies considerably, 0.08-0.16g (approximately 40-80 seeds, depending
on variety, average 64 seeds) sows 100'.
73 days. (Indeterminate) [New Zealand heirloom. When the 6th Earl of Edgecombe died in the 1960s, the heir to the title was a sheep farmer in New Zealand. When he traveled to England to claim the title, he brought this tomato with him. Seed from Dr. Carolyn Male.] Attractive orange 2-3 in. globes are smooth and regular in shape, defect-free, and notably resistant to cracking, blossom end rot, and fruit diseases. Medium vines, dense foliage cover. The fruits have a smooth texture, hold well, and are sweet and tangy, though somewhat inconsistent in flavor under our growing conditions. The best flavor seems to develop further north. Pkt.
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