Chocolate Stripes

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Tomato 'Chocolate Stripes. ©Kelly
Tomato 'Chocolate Stripes. Ripening on the vine. ©Kelly

Grower: Kelly

Year: 2014

Accession: 145

Seed Source: Received from private donor.


2014 Very meaty, good tasting fruit. A more mild flavour than some other brown varieties, but still with a nice flavour. 9lbs per plant.

Plant Growth Observations

Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate

Vine Growth Habit: Sprawling

Plant size: Large (4.5ft)

Leaf type: Regular

Leaf Coverage: Moderate

Maturity: 85 days

Fruit Observations

Skin colour: Brown

Flesh colour: Brown

Fruit Shape: Oblate

Fruit Fasciation: Medium fasciation

Fruit Firmness: Medium

Fruit Set: Good

Average Fruit Diameter: 4"

Average Fruit Length: 3.5"

Average Fruit Weight: 250g (8.8oz)

Other Observations

  • Fruit has dark brown/green shouldering.


  • Developed by John Seigel of Covington, Ohio, USA, from Schimmeig Creg and a pink beefsteak. First introduced to the Seed Savers Exchange members directory in 2007.