Tomato 'Super Sioux'
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1. Original Name: Super Sioux. Also known as Super Lakota in other sources.
2. History: The University of Nebraska introduced the Sioux variety in 1944. Later a new improved variety, which was named as Super Sioux, was bred by D.V. Burrell (https://burrellseeds.us/about-2/) from Sioux by selecting plants that produced larger fruits. This variety was developed for Colorado farmers.
Sioux as a word means groups of Native American tribes residing in the north of the United States of America (reservations in the north of Nebraska, Minnesota, South and North Dakota and in the north-east of Montana) and in the south of Canada.The Sioux are also known as Dakota and Lakota. This means that this tomato variety is named after the Sioux or Lakota.
3. Plant Specifications: Mid-season. A good choice for growing outdoors and in a greenhouse. Determinate sprawling bush, growing up to 3.2 feet (100 cm) tall. Regular leaf. Regular truss, 4-5 fruits per truss.
4. Training Instructions: No pruning is required. It is recommended just to tie the longest stems and to remove the bottom leaves as they grow so that the bush could get a good airflow and could not become too branchy.
5. Shape and Weight: Round fruits with barely visible ribs near the stem end. Weight: 3.5 oz. (100 g).
6. Color: Pale green at the mature-green stage and dark red when fully ripe.
7. Flavor Profile: The Super Sioux tomatoes have a taste typical of red tomatoes. Sweet and acidic with a bright tomato flavor. The walls are thick, and the skin is firm. The flesh is rather sugary.
8. Culinary Use: A good choice for fresh salads and thick sauces. Perfect for canning whole tomatoes. Drought-resistant. Transports well. It can produce fruits until a frost.