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Old Blue Tomato

Old Blue Tomato
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Old Blue Tomato
Reference : TOM014
Seeds / Seeds Old Blue Tomato - OSU BLUE Variety - Certified Organic - RARE
bag of 15 seeds

Rare: Tomato 5 to 7 cm in diameter. Cocktail type. Red-pink flesh. Pleasant slightly aromatic and fruity flavor.
When the fruit is ripe, the belly turns red! Blue coloring of the spectacular skin. The fruits turn to dark purple at sun exposure!
Normal foliage, turning purple in cold conditions; bluish reflection. Maturity: 80-90 days.

History: This tomato was designed in the US at the University of Oregon, by Prof. Jim Myers and his students. (OSU = Oregon State University) (P20 = 20th in a series of trials). It was obtained by cross between a wild tomato from Peru and a red tomato. It contains a blue pigment (anthocyanin) on the skin. The blue color only appears on the parts exposed to the sun.

It is nicknamed ANTI CANCER TOMATO thanks to a high level of anthocyanins, powerful antioxidant
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