Tag Archives: Beefsteak Tomato

Polytunnel Vegetables

  We’re now into late May so the polytunnel is beginning to get planted up. Up until now, its been providing us with lettuces and swiss chard but the swiss chard is coming to an end so now the summer … Continue reading

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Tomato Yellow Brandywine

Yellow beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Yellow Brandywine is a beefsteak tomato with possibly the best flavour of all the yellow tomatoes. In 2012 we also grew Azoychka as a yellow beefsteak. Azoychka was slightly more productive but … Continue reading

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Tomato White Zebra

White striped medium sized open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description This is said to be a white striped tomato. However, when we grew it (in 2014) our plant (just one) produced standard red tomatoes so we assumed that the … Continue reading

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Tomato White Queen

White beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description White Queen is a “white” Beefsteak tomato. The Indeterminate regular leafed plant produces very sweet, very pale, beefsteak tomatoes of about 6-8ounces late in the season. It is very fragrant, smooth-skinned with … Continue reading

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Tomato True Black Brandywine

Black beefsteak heritage tomato on potato leafed indeterminate plants. Description There’s a little debate about this cultivar. Said to originate from a breeder in the late 1920’s, it pre-dates Black Brandywine and is a potato leafed variety (Black Brandywine is … Continue reading

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Tomato Tim’s Black Ruffles

Large purple/black beefsteak open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Tim’s Black Ruffles is a large purple/black beefsteak tomato, a cross between Black Krim and Zapotek Pink Pleated. The large indeterminate, regular leafed plants are moderate producers of the 8-10oz … Continue reading

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Tomato Sunsets Red Horizon

A heart shaped beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description  Sunset’s Red Horizon is a medium/large beefsteak tomato with a good taste. A native of Southern Russia (where they are known as “Rostvskaya Krasno Ispolin” – literally “Red Giant of … Continue reading

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Tomato Summer Cider

Orange beefsteak open pollinated tomato on potato leafed indeterminate plants. Description  Summer Cider is a creamy textured juicy tomato with a delicate citrus flavour. A late ripening, indeterminate, potato-leafed beefsteak tomato with apricot coloured, flattened fruits of 4-18 oz. (Every … Continue reading

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Tomato Red Brandywine

Red Beefsteak heritage tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Red Brandywine is an excellent tasting and very productive beefsteak tomato. A mid-late ripening indeterminate, regular-leafed beefsteak with medium-large (4-14oz) red fruits. A heavy cropper (it needs to be staked), it is … Continue reading

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Tomato Pink Brandywine

Pink/red beefsteak heritage tomato on Indeterminate potato leafed plants. Description Pink Brandywine is a pink-fleshed beefsteak tomato described as having “great tomatoey flavour” and “beautifully sweet, offset by a wonderful acidity”.  A late-ripening indeterminate, potato-leafed beefsteak tomato, this is possibly … Continue reading

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