Old Ivory Egg

Photo: Old Ivory Egg.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Season: Mid

Leaf Type: Narrow

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 6 ft.

Fruit Size: 5 oz.

Fruit Shape: Plum

Skin Color: White

Flesh Color: White

Usage: Fresh, Paste

Availability: Seed Exchange, Commercial

Comments: Fruit has size shape and color of a chicken's egg. Creamy yellow when ripe. Mild sweet flavor?

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.


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