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Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color bi-color
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, family heirloom
Country USA


mid-season, indet., but relatively compact plants with regular foliage, medium to large size beefsteak type bi-color fruits, often misshapen, 8-13 oz, very good to excellent sweet flavor, solid meaty flesh.

Seed source:

IL LO N 05 (Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois) / WI MI B 94 (Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin) / MA WA D 92 (Deborah Watson of Georgetown, Massachusetts) / CA ES C 90 (Charles E. Estep of Riverside, California)

Year grown: 2009

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


90 days, indet., regular foliage, 8 oz to 1 lb bi-color fruit, good taste and yield.
WI MI B 94 (Bill Minkey, WI) / MA WA D 92 (Deborah Watson of Georgetown, Massachusetts) / CA ES C 90 (Charles E. Estep of Riverside, California)

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • Originated from Charles E. Estep of Riverside, California (CA ES C), who got the seeds from his wife's aunt in Albany, Ohio. Charles Estep's description in Seed Savers 1990 Yearbook said: "90 days, indet., large yellow to yellow-orange with stripes from blossom end, Aunt Marie in Ohio says Zebra is a very old type, round to oblong, intense flavor, tasty."
  • SSE TOMATO 1284.

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Facts about ZebraRDF feed
CountryUSA +
Fruit colorbi-color +
Fruit shapebeefsteak +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
Leafregular +
Maturitylate +
MemberB.C KO T + and IL LO N +
Variety typeopen-pollinated + and family heirloom +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +
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