Emmy

Photo: Emmy.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: Heirloom donated to SSE by Ernestine and Richard Bloomberg of Tigard, Oregon, who have grown the variety since 1979. Originated with Ernestine’s friend Emmy who fled Romania after WWII with one of her Transylvanian tomatoes.

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: Romania

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Normal

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 6 ft.

Fruit Size: 10 oz.

Fruit Shape: Round

Skin Color: Orange

Flesh Color: Orange


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences