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Vitalis Seed Catalogue USA and Canada 2021

Index Tomato Arbason

Index Tomato Arbason Caiman Skyway SunFresh Suwanee Indeterminate Red Round Arbason F1 Arbason is a large-sized beef tomato with an average weight of 7.0-9.0 oz. (200-255 g). Suitable for protected culture and open field production systems, Arbason is early maturing. The fruit is round in shape and has good quality with high production. The indeterminate plant grows very vigorously and is highly reliable under a wide variety of growing conditions. Resistances: HR: ToMV:0-2/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0-1. Caiman F1 This early maturing and high yielding indeterminate hybrid has a vigorous, open, compact plant with short internodes and good fruit set. The round fruit are large in size, 12 oz. (355g), very tasty and have an attractive deep red color. Caiman is easy to cultivate, has leaf mold resistance and is recommended for high tunnel production. Resistances: HR: ToMV:0-2/Ff:A-E/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0-1. I IR: TSWV/Ma/Mi/Mj. Determinate & Semi-determinate Red Round Skyway 687 F1 Skyway 687 produces large, high quality 12 oz. (355 g) tomatoes for open field production. This variety is especially well-suited for organic production in the Southeast because of its strong disease package, including virus and nematode resistance. Skyway has a vigorous, semi-determinate habit, and benefits significantly from pruning of ground shoots at the start of the crop. Wide adaptability to diverse growing conditions and regions. Resistances: HR: ToANV/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0-2. I IR: TSWV/TYLCV/Ma/Mi/Mj. SunFresh F1 This attractive variety caught our eye from the very earliest trials with its deep red interior and exterior color, slight shoulder ribbing and flat globe shape. The strongly vegetative habit of this semi-determinant variety has the added advantage of producing well in low-fertility conditions. Bred specifically for the vine-ripe market, with good fruit firmness and a strong disease package, SunFresh is a unique new addition to the market. Resistances: HR: ToANV/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0-2. I IR: Ss/TSWV/TYLCV/Ma/Mi/Mj. Suwanee 140 F1 Suwanee 140 produces beautiful deep globe fruit that are predominately extra-large, averaging 10.6 oz. (300 g). With a highly determinate plant habit, the early maturity and excellent leaf cover make this variety widely adaptable. Fruits are a deep red color, uniform, smooth and firm, with a nice flavor balance of acidity and sweetness. Strong disease package. Resistances: HR: ToANV/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0-2/For. I IR: TSWV/TYLCV. HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. Variety technical sheet available. Please visit or ask your Vitalis representative. 25

Index TOMATO DELIGHT! The perfect mix of old-world goodness with a twist of modern world traits! CubaLibre GinFiz MaiTai Marsalato Specialty CubaLibre new! CubaLibre is a deep round purple tomato that combines excellent productivity and quality. Fruits average 6-10 oz. (170-283 g) and pair well with MaiTai for an attractive display. CubaLibre is sweet tasting with smooth texture and the fruit are very resistant to cracking. Plant vigor is excellent with both leaf mold and powdery mildew resistances for very strong performance in high tunnel systems. Resistances: HR: ToMV:0-2/ToANV/Ff:A-E/Fol:0,1. I IR: On. GinFiz new! GinFiz combines the flavor, texture and color of Striped German with the disease resistance and productivity of modern hybrids. Fruit average 10-14 oz. (283-397 g), exhibit minimal cracking, and are delicious. GinFiz has excellent early fruit yields and incorporates leaf mold resistance for improved high tunnel production. GinFiz is a generative plant and benefits from grafting and single leader production. Resistances: HR: ToMV:0-2/ToANV/Ff:A-E/Va:0/Vd:0/For. MaiTai new! MaiTai is an attractive yellow round tomato with a delicate red blush at the blossom end. The eating quality of this variety won us over in our trials, with a sweet tangy flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture. Fruits average 6-10 oz. (170-283 g). MaiTai has good vigor and productivity, with leaf mold resistance for improved high tunnel production. MaiTai has thin skin and should not be over-irrigated to avoid cracking. Resistances: HR: ToMV:0-2/ToANV/Ff:A-E/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0,1/For. Marsalato F1 This unique Marmande tomato originates from our specialty breeding program in Italy, and yields high numbers of 6.7 oz. (190 g) red fruit with deeply ribbed shoulders, a shiny exterior and small blossom scar. With a balanced, generative growth habit and leaf mold resistance, Marsalato is well-suited for protected culture, but also is adaptable to the open field, especially in more moderate climates. We suggest harvesting fruit with slightly green shoulders for a crisp texture and a tangy flavor. Resistances: HR: ToMV:0-2/ToANV/Ff:A-E/Va:0/Vd:0/Fol:0/For. HR: High resistance I IR: Intermediate resistance For explanation of codes of resistances, see page 43-45. Variety technical sheet available. Please visit or ask your Vitalis representative. 26

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