[tomato] Caspian Pink

Celeste or Dave Anderson (Tomato@GlobalGarden.com)
Wed, 14 Oct 1998 12:08:49 +0000

I just received the monthly newsletter from Seminis Vegetable 
(formerly Petoseed). Here's what Jim Waltrip writes:


You will be hearing a lot more about Caspian Pink tomato, an heirloom 
our production people found in Russia. Most people who tested it in 
our 1997 and 1998 trials said they thought the taste was even better 
than Brandywine, which was planted right next to it. Caspian Pink 
also outyeilded Brandywine by 29%, but that's no feat. Everything 
outyields Brandywine. Caspian Pink will be available for your year 
2000 retail program."

Sounds interesting! I've been selling AAS Floramerica, a F1 hybrid 
which compares well to Brandywine, but I would much prefer an 
open-pollinated varitey.

Dave Anderson
Tough Love Chile Co.