African Beefsteak, Orange

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African Beefsteak, Orange
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country unknown

B.C MC D

70-80 days, indet., 1+ lb oblate orange beefsteak fruit, prolific, sweet, good flavour. Will split in hot humid weather.

Seed source:

Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A) 07 / Palim, France. The seeds came labeled as African Beefsteak, with the following description: "Very large, Orange. Tart, unique flavor." Obviously this does not match the description of the authentic African Beefsteak.

Year grown: 2007

Location: Wynndel, BC, Canada


History

  • This one is different from the true African Beefsteak, which is a pink beefsteak vended by Peto Seed Co. (1968).
  • Offered in the Seed Savers 2007 Yearbook by Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A).



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Facts about African Beefsteak, OrangeRDF feed
Countryunknown +
Fruit colororange +
Fruit shapebeefsteak +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
History* This one is different from the true African Beefsteak, which is a pink beefsteak vended by Peto Seed Co. (1968).
  • Offered in the Seed Savers 2007 Yearbook by Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A).
Leafregular +
Maturitymidseason +
Member codeB.C MC D +
Variety typeopen-pollinated +
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