Kentucky Beefsteak

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Kentucky Beefsteak
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Kentucky Beefsteak - ripe fruit. 2013-09-23.

B.C KO T

Mid- to late season. Indet., regular leaf, large orange fruits up to 1 lb. Very good to excellent flavor. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

1. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 06
2. CV Hazzard's Greenhouse 11

Year grown: 2011(1 - crop failure), 2013

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


IL LO N

80 days, indet., regular leaf plant with good yield of 0.5-1 lb orange beefsteak fruit, very good flavor.

Seed source:

CV Shu

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


KY ST M

90 days, golden yellow beefsteaks up to 1 lb, sweet flavor.

Seed source:

Georgia Emond, Glendale, Kentucky

Year grown: 2009

Location: Sonora, Kentucky



History

  • An heirloom from Eastern Kentucky.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1994 Yearbook by Patrick DeLozier of Kansas City, Missouri (MO DE P), who bought the seed from CV Good Seed Co..



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Facts about Kentucky BeefsteakRDF feed
Also known asKentucky Beefsteak Orange +
CountryUSA +
DescriptionMid- to late season. Indet., regular leaf, large orange fruits up to 1 lb. Very good to excellent flavor. (15 seeds / packet)
Fruit colororange +
Fruit shapebeefsteak +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Germ%50 + and 80 +
GermRecBaker Creek Heirloom Seeds 06 (2013, 50) + and CV Hazzard's Greenhouse 11 (2013, 80) +
Growth habitindet. +
History* An heirloom from Eastern Kentucky.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1994 Yearbook by Patrick DeLozier of Kansas City, Missouri (MO DE P), who bought the seed from CV Good Seed Co..
Leafregular +
Maturitymidseason +
Member codeB.C KO T +, IL LO N + and KY ST M +
See alsoKentucky Beefsteak Yellow +
Seed source1. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 06
2. CV Hazzard's Greenhouse 11
Variety typeopen-pollinated + and heirloom +
VendorBaker Creek Heirloom Seeds +, Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Gleckler Seedmen +, Tomato Growers Supply +, TomatoFest +, Good Mind Seeds +, Skyfire Garden Seeds +, Totally Tomatoes +, Heritage Tomato Seed +, Delectation of Tomatoes + and Hazzard's Wholesale Seeds +
Year grown2011(1 - crop failure) + and 2013 +
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