Tomato 'Thai Pink Egg'

Lycopersicon lycopersicum

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Thai Pink Egg
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Ferment seeds before storing

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Growing Habit:


Fruit Shape:


Fruit Size:

Small (grape/cherry varieties)

Days to Maturity:

Early (55-68 days)

Fruit Colors:


Seed Type:



Fresh, salad

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia

Clarksville, Indiana

Benton, Kentucky

Carmel, New York

Haines Falls, New York

Asheville, North Carolina

Fletcher, North Carolina

Felicity, Ohio

Corvallis, Oregon

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Liberty Hill, Texas

Riverton, Utah

Lacey, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Nov 21, 2014, rickirl from Fellsmere, FL wrote:

Like some other posts I found the taste bland.
The plant was robust, and semi determinate
from the seed company I ordered it from.
NO egg shape about it, more like pasta-roma,
tomato. Color was light pink, thick walled,
but to bland for out table, even claims of a
good roasting one is unfounded.


On Jul 18, 2012, rainbow_gardens from Fletcher, NC wrote:

I originally grew this tomato in Florida, the gulf coast. I wanted a tomato which would grow well in a warm and humid climate. It performed exceptionally for me. To my surprise, it was just beautiful too! The skin is like a light pink pearl. The taste is crisp and cool, like a "tomato cucumber". it is not sweet, but definitely not tart as previously stated. I moved and am now growing it in Western North Carolina. It is growing well here too in zone 6b. I will continue to grow this tomato.
It loves A LOT of water and heat, much more than most tomatoes. Keep it watered and it will be happy. I have my garden on You Tube where I have recorded it, "Donna's Gardens".


On Sep 12, 2006, MikeyJoe from Clarksville, IN wrote:

After reading everyone else's comments it almost makes me wonder if we are all growing the same Tomato.

Mine started out as white as a pearl and then turned to that unique pink. The plant was compact and produced fruit over a longer period than most determinate varieties. The flavor was not among my favorites but was certainly adequate for a light colored cherry variety.

I plan to grow them in pots on my patio next year as an edible ornamental.


On Jan 26, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

I don't care much for cherry tomatoes in the first place, but these were worse than most. Too sour. Thankfully the seeds were free . . . or maybe that's why they were free!


On Oct 12, 2005, hurono from Troy, OH wrote:

Agree with last comment. About the poorest tasting tomato. If you like it because of shape, well, I guess but really a poor paste tomato. Biggest dud of the large group we grew this year.


On Sep 27, 2005, fwfarm from Lebanon, OR (Zone 7b) wrote:

Worst tasting tomato I have ever grown - consistently acid and flavorless, even a little bitter. Small plant with a lot of tomatoes on it.


On May 23, 2005, Jenisis from Jamaica Plain, MA wrote:

I found this amazing tomato plant at a farmer's market in Burlington, VT last summer. It grew very well in my garden in Boston, and was more disease resistant than the other tomatoes I grew. The fruit was sweet and juicy, and my (then) 1 year old son often had seeds and tomato juice drippng down his front from eating these like apples. About the size of small roma tomatoes, a light red in color, and very yummy! If anyone has info about where I can find seeds to grow these again, I would be very grateful.


On Nov 26, 2004, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Very productive and the plants hold up well here in hot, humid West KY. It's amazing that one plant could produce the amount of fruits that this variety does.

Flavor is just so-so in my opinion, but my niece adores it, as do my Mom and Sis.

Very consistant size and pretty much blemish free. Not as prone to cracking as some varieties also.


On Aug 23, 2004, domhnull from Lacey, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

It grows well in a container on our porch. Very productive. Tastes good.


On Aug 12, 2004, buddym from Creal Springs, IL wrote:

BER was evident through over 1/2 the growing season. Flavor was too tart for me. Fruit was pretty, though.


On Jun 15, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A compact determinate plant which set a profusion of grape shaped rose pink fruits. Fruits are 1 oz +, large for a grape tomato. The plants are very hardy and disease resistant. I have lost plants to disease this year, but these plants are unfazed.