The Seed Savers Exchange - Donated to SSE in 1995 by Alicia Brown-Matthes of Iowa. This variety was a favorite of Alicia’s grandmother, Mamie Brown, who grew it in her West Virginia garden. Large, pink beefsteak type with a perfect sweet/acid flavor balance. Indeterminate, 80-90 days from transplant.
Pink beefsteak fruits of varying shapes
Perfect sweet/acid flavor balance
Double fruits are somewhat common
Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
80-90 days from transplant
25 seeds in packet
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.
Sow indoors 6 weeks before the last frost
Germination 7-14 days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
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