PURPLE CALABASH, AZTEC HEIRLOOM TOMATO SEEDS
Price for Package of 5 seeds.
Ruffled fruit, luscious flavor, drought-tolerant, crack resistant, stores well.
Purple Calabash dates back to the Aztecs of pre-Columbian Mexico, who mixed it with hot chiles and and ground squash seeds to make a special salsa for fish and meat. Its flavor is rich and concentrated like a simmered sauce. Fantastic fresh, it really comes through in sauces and pastes.
Dark red and ruffled as a prom dress, Purple Calabash is typical of tomatoes pictured in 16th Century Herbal books, before tomatoes were bred to look perfect.
Indeterminate. 85 days.