Single Packet of 80 Seeds
The Red Zebra Tomato is a unique and beautiful twist on your average tomato. The Red Zebra was first found growing in California by Jeff Dawson in the 1990's. It was found growing in a patch of his Green Zebra Tomatoes so it is clearly a breed of that and an unknown red parent. The following year, he planted the unique tomato and actually produced four different types of tomatoes; one of them being the Red Zebra.
Red zebras have been known to be the best tasting striped tomato on the market today. The fruits are dark red on the inside, with a bright red outside and skins streaked by golden stripes. Red zebra tomatoes are very juicy and flavorful and are about 6 to 8 ounces when fully ripened. They can be used for fresh eating, roasting, canning, or even making sauces. Red Zebras compliment aged cheeses and also pair well with mushrooms, eggplant, avocado, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and herbs such as basil and cilantro.
The high yielding indeterminate vines are ready to harvest anywhere from 75-90 days from first planting.
Red zebra tomatoes are known for their antioxidant content, especially lycopene, which has been linked in several studies to the prevention of certain types of cancer. Tomatoes are also a good source of calcium and iron and have high levels of Vitamin C; as well as Vitamins A and B.