Barnes Mountain Yellow

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Barnes Mountain Yellow
Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Barnes Mountain Yellow - sliced fruit. 2013-09-13.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf, large and smooth orange beefsteaks with meaty flesh and excellent flavor that is more sweet than acidic. 8-18 oz. (limited, 15 seeds/packet)

Seed source:

1. Gary Millwood of Louisville, Kentucky 07
2. Val and Dan McMurray, Wynndel, BC, Canada 08

Year grown: 2012(1, 2), 2013(1)

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


B.C MC D

80-90 days, indet., regular leaf, large oblate solid sweet yellow fruit up to 2+ lbs, good flavour. Heat will limit productivity and size.

Seed source:


Year grown: 2007

Location: Wynndel, BC, Canada


IL LO N

90 days, indet., regular leaf plant with a good yield of 1-1.5 lb golden beefsteak fruit, good mild flavor.

Seed source:

Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2) 01 / Peggy Hisel of Beren, Kentucky / Russel Hurley of Barnes Mountain in Estill County, Kentucky

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


KY ST M

This Kentucky heirloom is from Barnes mountain in Estill county. Fruits are 1-3 pounds each with a sweet, low acid, old time flavor. Very prolific for such a large tomato. Beautiful deep golden color. Highly recommended. The photo shows catfacing from having hot weather during bloomtime.

Seed source:

Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N) / Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2) 01 / Peggy Hisel of Beren, Kentucky / Russel Hurley of Barnes Mountain in Estill County, Kentucky

Year grown: 2007

Location: Sonora, Kentucky



History

  • A Kentucky heirloom from Barnes mountain in Estill county.
  • First listed in the Seed Savers 2001 Yearbook by Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2) under a misspelled name 'Baynes Mountain Yellow'). Austin Isaacs obtained the seed from Peggy Hisel of Berea, Kentucky, who got it from Russel Hurley of Barnes Mountain in Estill County, Kentucky.



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Facts about Barnes Mountain YellowRDF feed
CountryUSA +
DescriptionIndet., regular leaf, large and smooth orange beefsteaks with meaty flesh and excellent flavor that is more sweet than acidic. 8-18 oz. (limited, 15 seeds/packet)
Fruit colororange +
Fruit shapebeefsteak +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
History* A Kentucky heirloom from Barnes mountain * A Kentucky heirloom from Barnes mountain in Estill county.
  • First listed in the Seed Savers 2001 Yearbook by Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2) under a misspelled name 'Baynes Mountain Yellow'). Austin Isaacs obtained the seed from Peggy Hisel of Berea, Kentucky, who got it from Russel Hurley of Barnes Mountain in Estill County, Kentucky. arnes Mountain in Estill County, Kentucky.
Leafregular +
Maturitylate +
Member codeB.C KO T +, B.C MC D +, IL LO N + and KY ST M +
See alsoBarnes Mountain Pink + and Barnes Mountain Orange +
Seed source1. Gary Millwood of Louisville, Kentucky 07
2. Val and Dan McMurray, Wynndel, BC, Canada 08
Variety typeheirloom +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds + and Blue Ribbon Tomatoes +
Year grown2012(1 +, 2) + and 2013(1) +
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