I am going to start posting my new tomato offerings for you to see. This one was one I had never heard of and a customer requested it last year. Interestingly enough, I don’t normally think of Japanese cuisine when I think of tomatoes. Who knew?
Momotaro Tomato (F1) is the most popular fresh tomato in Japan. Here in the US, it is marketed as “Tough Boy”. Deep pink, with green shoulders around the stem, these 6 – 7 oz. tomatoes are sweet with a delightful refined flavor and a little bit of tang.
Noted for crack resistance, holding quality, and Verticillium, Fusarium and nematode resistance.
This tomato has some wonderful characteristics and I am happy to offer it under the original name which refers to a hero in Japanese folklore.
Wow, that is a new one for me. This is the first Japanese tomato I ever heard of.