Brandywine, Glick's Strain

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Brandywine, Glick's Strain
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape oblate, beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country USA

IL LO N

85 days, indet., potato leaf plant with high yield of 12-20 oz pink beefsteak fruit with excellent flavor.
Source 
Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 99 / Darrell Merrell of Tulsa, Oklahoma (OK ME D) 98

Location: Oblong, Illinois


TX GU R

80 days, indet., potato leaf, pink beefsteak up to 1.25 lbs., very productive.
Source 
Pam Kaiser

Location: Pasadena, Texas


History

  • Another strain of Brandywine, originated from Glicks Seed Co of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by William Woys Weaver of Paoli, Pennsylvania (PA WE W), who received original seed from Glen Brendle, a farmer and market grower near Gap, Pennsylvania. Mr. Weaver thought that this was the original strain of Brandywine.
  • The Brendle family got their original seed from Isaac N. Glick, Seedsman of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who was a distributor of seeds for Johnson and Stokes Seeds of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Johnson and Stokes introduced the Brandywine strain in January, 1889.

Related (other strains)


Seed Availability

Year Commercial Vendors Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings) Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)
2017 . .
2016 . .
2015 . .
2014 . .
2013 . .
2012 8 0
2011 8 0
2010 9 .
2009 7 .
2008 10 .
2007 7 .



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