Photo: Brandywine.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: Saved by the Amish.

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Potato

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 7 ft.

Fruit Size: 10-16 oz.

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Skin Color: Pink

Flesh Color: Pink

Usage: Fresh

Availability: Seed Exchange, Commercial

Comments: Known for its flavor. Several strains available.

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