Tomato 'Wessel's Purple Pride'
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PACKAGING: Sachet Zip lock 12 - 15 SEEDS
1. Original Name: Wessel’s Purple Pride. Also known as Cherokee Sausage.
2. History: A variety from the USA. Developed and stabilized by American tomato breeder Markus Wessel. It is a cross between Cherokee Purple and Sausage so the working name of the variety was Cherokee Sausage. But later Markus Wessel changed the name of the variety for Wessel’s Purple Pride.
3. Plant Specifications: Mid-season. Tall bush, indeterminate, growing up to 5 feet (150 cm) tall.
4. Training Instructions: It is recommended to train the bush to two main stems, and staking and pruning are a must.
5. Shape and Weight: Very beautiful long pepper-shaped fruits. Weight: 3.5-8.8 oz. (100-250 g). Sometimes the fruits can be really unique when they are large in size and adnate.
6. Color: Purple and pink or purple and brown.
7. Flavor Profile: Sweet with a refreshing fruity flavor. The flesh is firm and buttery, the walls are thick and there are few seeds.
8. Culinary Use: A perfect variety both for eating fresh and for canning. A good choice for making thick sauces and paste.