Tomato 'Cosmic eclipse'

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PACKAGING: Sachet Zip lock 12 - 15 SEEDS

The fruits of Cosmic Eclipse are a genuine reflection of the space at night with its galaxies, stars and nebulae.

1. Original Name: Cosmic Eclipse.

2. History: Bred by tomato breeder Brad Gates (Wild Boar Farm, California, USA) and released by him as a new variety in 2016.

3. Plant Specifications: Mid-season when growing in a greenhouse and middle-late when growing outdoors. Indeterminate, tall bush, growing up to 6.5 feet (200 cm) tall. Regular leaf. Regular truss, 5-6 fruits per truss.

4. Training Instructions: You will achieve the best results if you train the plant to two or three main stems. Pruning and staking are a must.

5. Shape and Weight: Round and smooth fruits. Weight: 1.8-3.5 oz. (50-100 g).

6. Color: The color is amazing. One of the most unusual varieties among most of the recent tomato varieties. The fruits are of the inky color near the stem end due to anthocyanin. The remaining part of the fruits has dark green stripes. Swirls of green stripes on the brick-red background when fully ripe. The fruits are dark blue (due to anthocyanin) near the stem end, with dark blue streaks and marbling in the bottom part. The flesh is dark crimson in a cut.

7. Flavor Profile: A very pleasant taste being sweet and flavorful. An exotic flavor. The flesh is rather buttery, and the fruits are juicy.

8. Culinary Use: Perfect for eating fresh and for canning. A good choice for juices, paste, ketchups, sauces or canning whole tomatoes. An ideal decoration for your salads and other cold dishes. The fruits can stay on the bushes for quite a long time. They also keep well for some time (for up to one week) after harvesting while preserving their taste.

The author of this variety considered it to be stable as early as in 2016. However, in very rare cases there may be certain variations due to weather conditions (such as major changes in day and night temperatures). The color or weight of the fruits may change a little. Such interesting variations are usually observed in one of hundred cases. You can preserve these variations by collecting the seeds and stabilizing the variety. If you observe any unusual changes you are welcome to take a photo of such fruits and inform us about them.

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