Brandywine, Glick's Strain
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|Brandywine, Glick's Strain|
|Fruit shape||oblate, beefsteak|
|Variety type||open-pollinated, heirloom|
- 85 days, indet., potato leaf plant with high yield of 12-20 oz pink beefsteak fruit with excellent flavor.
- Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 99 / Darrell Merrell of Tulsa, Oklahoma (OK ME D) 98
Location: Oblong, Illinois
- 80 days, indet., potato leaf, pink beefsteak up to 1.25 lbs., very productive.
- Pam Kaiser
Location: Pasadena, Texas
- Another strain of Brandywine, originated from Glicks Seed Co of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
- First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by William Woys Weaver of Paoli, Pennsylvania (PA WE W), who received original seed from Glen Brendle, a farmer and market grower near Gap, Pennsylvania. Mr. Weaver thought that this was the original strain of Brandywine.
- The Brendle family got their original seed from Isaac N. Glick, Seedsman of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who was a distributor of seeds for Johnson and Stokes Seeds of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Johnson and Stokes introduced the Brandywine strain in January, 1889.
Related (other strains)
- Brandywine, Joyce's Strain
- Brandywine, Liams
- Brandywine, Pawer's
- Brandywine, Sudduth's
- Brandywine, Cowlick's
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