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Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country Russia
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Yuvel' - ripe fruit. 2015-08-05.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Good yield of very large red beefsteaks, some with ruffled shoulders. Meaty flesh. Outstanding rich flavor. 12-20 oz. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Marina Kirishcheva, Bryansk, Russia 13

Year grown: 2013, 2015

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • An old heirloom. Said to be brought to Russia in the 1920s, it was a very popular variety grown in many collective farms in the 1930s in the former Soviet Union. The country of origin is unknown.
  • Introduced commercially in North America by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2014.

Russian name: Ювель

Description in Russian

  • Сорт из среднепоздних, с очень мощным кустом, требует серьезной опоры. Высокорослый с крупными плодами. В кисти формируется 3-4 плода. Толстокорый, очень мясистый. Красный, ребристый.

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