Beauty King

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Tomato 'Beauty King', Sept 2016. ©Kelly
Tomato 'Beauty King', June 29 2015 ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2015, 2016

Accession: 6

Seed Source: Received from Melissa F. of Syracuse, NY, USA.

Comments:

2016 The plant definitely did better for me this year than it did last year, which is crazy because none of my other plants did exceptionally well. Late to produce and ripen (heat probably delayed the ripening), but produced nice big, 300 gr fruit. Very meaty, very good flavour. Very pretty striking yellow and red striping. Would definitely like to grow again in a slightly cooler year to see how it goes.
2015 Plant grew extremely poorly and did not produce even one fruit. Heat seemed to be the real problem - really suffered as temperatures went up. Will grow in a shadier location. Will try again in 2016.


Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Intermediate

Plant size: Medium (approx 4 ft)

Leaf type: Regular Leaf

Leaf Coverage: Moderate

Maturity: Late (83-90 days)

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Bi-coloured (yellow with red striping)

Flesh colour: Yellow

Fruit Shape: Oblate

Fruit Fasciation: Slight fasciation

Fruit Firmness: Moderate

Fruit Set: Moderate

Average Fruit Diameter:

Average Fruit Length:

Average Fruit Weight: 300 gr

Affliction Observations

Other Observations

  • Ripens well off the vine

History

  • Bred by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms of Napa, CA, USA.
  • Cross between [Big Rainbow] x [Green Zebra]