Maiden's Gold

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Maiden's Gold
Maturity
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type family heirloom
Country USA

TN MA T

Indeterminate, regular leaf, Large golden beefsteak. Ripens from green to yellow to gold. Meaty center surrounded with seed locules. Midseason, prolific producer. Will continue to set fruit all the way to frost. Wonderfully mild but old fashioned taste. This tomato was raised in family gardens for years in Southwestern Virginia and dates back to at least the early 1950's. Almost lost recently, but 22 year old seed revived and saved in 2009. Planted in in-ground garden in 2010 and had excellent production.

Seed source:

Ted Maiden, LaFollette, Tennessee

Year grown: 2009, 2010

Location: LaFollette, Tennessee


History

  • A family heirloom from Ted Maiden of Tennessee. This tomato was raised by the family in Southwestern Virginia and it dates back to at least the early 1950s. It was almost lost recently, but Ted Maiden managed to revive 22 year old seed and saved fresh seeds in 2009.



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2013 Knapp's Fresh Vegies 2 .
2012 2 .
2011 0 .
2010 0 .
2009 0 .
2008 0 .
2007 0 .


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CountryUSA +
Fruit colororange +
Fruit shapebeefsteak +
Fruit sizemedium +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
History* A family heirloom from Ted Maiden of Ten * A family heirloom from Ted Maiden of Tennessee. This tomato was raised by the family in Southwestern Virginia and it dates back to at least the early 1950s. It was almost lost recently, but Ted Maiden managed to revive 22 year old seed and saved fresh seeds in 2009. ar old seed and saved fresh seeds in 2009.
Leafregular +
Member codeTN MA T +
Variety typefamily heirloom +
VendorKnapp's Fresh Vegies +
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