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On Dec 8, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
Giant fruit that can grow up to 2 lbs., they are smooth, red, and very tasty, having more vibrant tomato flavor than many huge tomatoes; perfect for home gardeners. This historic Italian heirloom was developed around 1900 from varieties "Ponderosa" and "Saint Louis." It is nearly extinct in the United States.