Photo: Pritchard.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: Stabilized from a cross of 'Cooper Special' with 'Marglobe' and released by the USDA, Tennessee Station in 1932. An "All-American Selection®" winner in 1933.

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Season: Mid

Leaf Type: Normal

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 6 ft.

Fruit Size: 8 oz.

Fruit Shape: Flattened Globe

Skin Color: Red

Flesh Color: Red

Comments: Smooth, thick-walled, smaller fruit, with smaller locules than other varieties of the time.

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

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