Casey's Pure Yellow

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Casey's Pure Yellow
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color yellow
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Canada
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Casey's Pure Yellow - sliced fruit. 2014-09-14.

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Indet., potato leaf plants. Beautiful large clear yellow beefsteaks with smooth shoulders and a bit of pinkish blush at the blossom end. 8-12 oz. Excellent flavor. Juicy. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Neil Gillard of Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada (ONT GI N) 08 / Jeffrey Casey, Airdrie, Alberta, Canada

Year grown: 2014

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


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In 2007, I grew out some Green Giant seeds sent to me from Annie Neoh of California, but instead of getting a green when ripe potato leaf plant, the tomatoes ripen to yellow. Since the plant was potato leaf, I guessed that the plant mutated. I sent the seeds to growers in Australia, and their plants were also yellow fruited potato leaf. I named it Casey's Pure Yellow because it does not turn golden like many other yellow tomatoes. I believe there is only one other pure yellow, potato leaf beefsteak: Lillian's Yellow Heirloom. Sweet and incredibly juicy fruits can weigh up to 2 lbs. (900 g).

Seed source:

Annie Neoh of California

Year grown: 2007

Location: Alberta, Canada



History

  • Discovered by Jeff Casey, Alberta, Canada in 2007 in a patch of Green Giant tomatoes that he grew from seeds sent to him by Annie Neoh, California. Instead of green fruits, the plant produced large yellow beefsteaks with clear skin, hence the name.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2009 Yearbook by Neil Gillard of Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada (ONT GI N), who received the seed from Jeff Casey of Airdrie, Alberta, Canada in 2008.



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