Temporary borrowed description — Midseason, Regular Leaf. Taupo (pronounced “TOE-poe”) is a de-hybridized version of one of New Zealand’s favourite hybrid tomatoes. I received the seeds from a grower in New Zealand who de-hybridized this tomato to a near identical form in terms of plant habit, fruit size, colour and taste to the original hybrid. Taupo OP will produce round red tomatoes that weigh 3-6 oz (85- 170 g) that hang in clusters of 5 or more. In 2010, this tomato was the juiciest and sweetest one in my garden. If you are looking for a great medium red tomato than this should be your new standard.