Seed Source: Received from a private donor.
2014 Thick walls, with dry firm flesh, and few seeds. Good for canning and preservation. Classic tomato flavour, nice acidity, although slightly blander than some other varieties. 6.7lb per plant.
Plant Growth Observations
Vine Growth Type: Indeterminate
Vine Growth Habit: Intermediate
Plant size: Large (4.5ft).
Leaf type: Regular
Leaf Coverage: Fair
Maturity: 100 days
Skin colour: Red
Flesh colour: Red
Fruit Shape: Beefstake
Fruit Fasciation: Smooth
Fruit Firmness: Firm
Fruit Set: Moderate
Average Fruit Diameter: 4.5"
Average Fruit Length: 4.5"
Average Fruit Weight: 300g (10.5oz)
- Blossoms drop at high temperatures.
- Released by Burpee Seed Co. in 1964 after years of selection from 'Crimson Cushion'.