|Solanum lycopersicum Family: Solanaceae
Common name: ‘Silvery Fir Tree’
|Description: An open-pollinated, heirloom tomato. Determinate, bush-type plant to about 24 in (60 cm) tall. Unique, finely dissected foliage is silvery-grey in colour. Somewhat squat fruits are 3 – 4 in (7.5 – 10 cm) in diameter. Taste is sweet and tangy.
Special Notes: Originally from Russia, this tomato was introduced in 1995 by the Seed Savers International. This is a tough plant; it will produce good yield even in cooler, rainy years. Good disease resistance. Good fruit production. Recommend supporting the plant with a tomato cage or stake.
Posted on April 7, 2015