The early girl tomato is a medium-sized standard globe-type tomato popular for its short time to grow. It is a cold-tolerant short-season red hybrid tomato that is the first to ripen in a vegetable garden. The early girl tomato is an all-time sweet favorite that grows on the long indeterminate vines.
This tomato was bred in France and acquired by the US agricultural seed company in the 1970s. The Peto Seed board of directors, Joe Howland, had been searching for a short-season tomato he could grow in the unpredictable climate of Reno Nevada.