Tomato, Red Calabash

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If you are pre-ordering, please allow 8 weeks for your baby tomato to get ready to meet its new garden!

Rare landrace tomato was acquired by the Roughwood Seed Collection in 1991 in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2" diameter plum tomatoes are plump and relatively seedyÑcommon of truly old types. Used locally for salsas ad soups. Emblematic of pre-1840s kitchen gardens this tomato is true to some of the first descriptions of tomatoes in the Americas. The vines grow fast and tall and should be staked, old time garden books recommend growing them on a picket fence. Indeterminate. drought and blight resistant.