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Cow’s Tit

  • Variety
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Fruit Size
  • Culinary Use
  • Plant Type
  • Leaf Type
  • Flavor Profile

About Cow’s Tit

‘Cow’s Tit’ is a variety that the original single plant source was found by Keith Mueller in a Valle Crucis, North Carolina growers field associated with the ‘Mast Farm Inn’ in the summer of 1994. This plant was grown among ‘Mountain Pride’ and ‘Better Boy’ plants, but it was totaly different in size and foliage color. The transplant grower for the farm, which Keith Mueller consulted, said that he had planted no varieties like that and that “it looks like a cow’s tit”. Hence the name of this variety. Indeterminate plants with regular and wispy leaf foliage and very prolific. Red, elongated (up to 7″ long), pepper-shaped fruit, with very good, sweet taste. Perfect for cooking, canning, excellent sauce maker, but also good for fresh. Fruit keeps well after picking.
Photo credit: Teresa Kochan

Varieties
Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Red
Flesh Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Elongated
Fruit Sizes
Large / Medium
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Leaves
Regular / Wispy
Flavors
Sweet

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