Porters improved heirloom tomato seeds
An heirloom tomato from the Texas seed house of Porter & Sons Seed Company.
This tomato is a turn of the century heirloom, from the age of improvement. The early 1900’s breeders where focusing their efforts on tomatoes that produced well, held up against environmental stresses and where easier to process. This is what happened to so many lovely heirloom, doomed by their ruffled and unpredictable.
Porters improved aka Porters Pride was one of them. The fruits are between 3-5oz. That hang on clusters of 6, and there is lots of them. The flavor is rapturous