90 days, indeterminate
— The fruits are red, flattened globe shaped and ranging from seven to ten ounces. A very good producer.
'Matchum' was bred by Dr. Charles E. Myers
at the USDA's Pennsylvania Station by stabilizing a cross between 'Hummer' and 'Matchless
'. It was introduced in 1922
and commercially released by the Schell Seed Company in 1929
Our stock was grown out from seed originally obtained from the USDA back in 1999 (GRIN accession number
NSL 27099). We have been growing it out since the early 2000's and reintroduced it to the gardening public in 2013. Each packet contains approximately 20 seeds.