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Mortgage Lifter

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Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

History: Saved by M.C Byles in West Virginia who sold plants for $1.00 in 1940 and paid off his $6,000 mortgage in 6 years.

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Normal

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 7 ft.

Fruit Size: 15 oz.

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Skin Color: Pink

Flesh Color: Pink

Flaws: Cracks

Usage: Fresh

Availability: Commercial

Comments: Mild flavor can be somewhat mealy.

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