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Hege German Pink

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

About Hege German Pink

A wonderful heirloom tomato is renowned for its spectacular flavor. Rare! Seeds via Kenneth Cook from NH, via Neil Lockhart, IL, Variety grown by Lacy Hege and sold at several farmers markets in Welcome, NC. Lacy Hege originally got the seeds from another elderly market grower, Ron Simmons, of Walnut Grove, NC. Hege died in 2008 at the age of 86. Vigorous, tall, indeterminate, regular leaf plants yield abundant crops of 1-2 lb., pink, meaty, beefsteak tomatoes loaded with the kind of real, “old fashioned” tomatoey flavors you are likely to brag about growing. This is an excellent all purpose tomato with good disease resistance and very little cracking.

Varieties
Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Pink
Flesh Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Oblate
Fruit Sizes
Large
Fruit Weights
1-2 lb
Culinary Uses
Slicer
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Origins
North Carolina
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Well-balanced

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