Watermelon Beefsteak

Photo: Watermelon Beefsteak.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: From seedsman George Gleckler

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Season: Mid

Leaf Type: Normal

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 6 ft.

Fruit Size: 2 lbs.

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Skin Color: Deep Pink

Flesh Color: Deep Pink

Comments: Old variety dates back a century. Rich intense flavor?

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences