Galapagos Island Tomato Type 3
Here is the Galapagos Island Tomato Type 3, Solanum cheesmanii. This tomato originates from the Galapagos Islands. This tomato being offered is of the true variety and the purest of the strain available. Their are 2 species endemic to the islands. This is the Major species and is very closely related to Solanum galapagense but is NOT the same as Solanum galapagense. The wild tomato found on the Galapagos Islands growing only on the highlands of the islands Bears small cherry-like fruits that ripen to light orange-yellow that are quite sweet without acidity. Unique for its frilly foliage, large calyx Very rare! Plants can live for many years, get a woody base and branches that are very viney getting to 13 feet long! Seeds are very tiny and must be surface sown. Open pollinated indeterminate mid to late season regular leaf 70 to more then 120 days.
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