Alice Roosevelt

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Alice Roosevelt
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom, open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Alice Roosevelt - ripe fruit. 2015-08-08.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf. We received wrong seeds, as we got medium pink beefsteaks, 6-12 oz, with very good flavor.

Seed source:

Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A) 09 / Andrea Saylor, Tennessee (TN SA A) (wrong)

Year grown: 2015

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


History

  • Very old heirloom variety, offered in Julis Belot 1906 Seed Catalog (Belgium) and Simon Louis Frères et Cie 1917 Catalog.
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), PI 636259. Donated to USDA in 1963.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1995 Yearbook by Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C) and Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C).
  • May be a renamed Earliana.



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