80 days, determinate
— An improved version of the 'Pearson
' tomato adapted for semi-arid regions. The fruits are red, flattened-globe shaped, beautifully smooth skinned, average about seven ounces and have a good taste. A good tomato for home garden and fresh market sales.
', it quickly became popular in the California tomato industry as a shipping and canning variety.
'Pearson Improved' was bred by Dr. Oscar (O. H.) Pearson
while he was the head of the breeding program at the Ferry-Morse Seed Company
. It was released in 1942.
Each packet contains approximately 20 seeds.