Magnum Beefsteak

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Magnum Beefsteak
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA

B.C KO T

indet., regular leaf, oblate red beefsteaks, 8-16 oz, very good flavor.
I am offering some of my own seeds (very limited quantity) and also seeds grown by Heritage Tomato Seed , whose original source was Heirloom Tomatoes . Both seed sources are just one step away from the original Magnum tomato selected by Chuck Wyatt.

Seed source:

1. B.C MC D 06 (Val and Dan McMurray, Wynndel, BC, Canada)
2. Heirloom Tomatoes 06 (Donna Meinschein, Maryland)
3. The Sample Seed Shop 11 / Buffalo-Niagara TasteFest by M.Korney
4. Heritage Tomato Seed 10 / Heirloom Tomatoes 09

Year grown: 2010 (crop failure), 2011 (#1, #2)

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


IL LO N

85 days, indet., regular leaf plant, good yield of 8-16 oz beefsteak fruit, very good flavor.
Source 
TN JO M 03 (Marianna Jones, Tennessee) / MD WY C (Chuck Wyatt, Maryland)

Location: Oblong, Illinois


History

  • The avid seed saver and the owner of Heirloom Tomatoes , Chuck Wyatt of Maryland, found this tomato as a volunteer in his garden in 1993. He selected and stabilized it and offered a stable version in 1997.



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