Cuostralee

From Tatiana's TOMATOBase
Jump to: navigation, search
[edit]

Cuostralee
Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak, oblate
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom, open-pollinated
Country France
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Cuostralee (Peter) - ripe fruit. 2013-09-01.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf plant with high yield of red beefsteak type fruits, 8-19 oz, excellent rich and sweet flavor.

Seed source:

1. Reimer Seeds
2. Peter Gallant, Prince Edward Island, Canada 07
3. Sylvana Manna, Alberta, Canada 05

Year grown: 2006(1), 2013

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


MI FL J

Large vines need caging or staking, good productivity of large (usually 12-18 oz) meaty deep red fruit, usually oblate but some with irregular shapes, few seeds in numerous small gel sacks, rich tomato flavor make these a long-time favorite of mine.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / NY MA C (Carolyn Male of Latham, New York)

Year grown: 1993, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006

Location:


IL LO N

80 days, indet., regular foliage, 12 oz to 1.5 lb fruit, excellent taste and yield.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Jeff Fleming of Augusta, Michigan (MI FL J) 95 / Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C)

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


TX GU R

75 days, indet., regular leaf, red beefsteaks up to 2 lbs., good producer.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Chuck Wyatt, Maryland

Year grown: 2007

Location: Pasadena, Texas


ID DE M

This was my largest tomato of 2016 (along with Chapman and George Detsikas Italian Red, I got a fair amount of 2lb tomatoes). Production was much better than it first looked like it would be, but late. Fruits were of variable sizes (with only a few ~2lb tomatoes; the other 2lb varieties were more consistently huge). The taste was somewhat tangy (but not as tangy as Matina was for me in 2016); it wasn't acidic. It didn't get mealy (many of my large tomatoes did). It tasted great as sauce, but may be too juicy for paste (without removing the juice). The shape varied from beefsteak to rounder.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / timeless-tomatoes.com (purchased 30 Jul 2015 under the name Coustralee)

Year grown: 2016

Location: New Plymouth, Idaho



History

  • It is a French family heirloom obtained by Craig LeHoullier and Carolyn Male in an extensive sharing of seeds in 1992 with Norbert Pairerra of Hellimer, France. Mr Pairerra sent Craig and Carolyn letters with a handwritten list of hundreds of varieties of French named OP tomatoes. They selected those that sounded most interesting, and growouts started the season after they were received.
  • This is one of the 100 varieties described in Carolyn J. Male's book "100 Heirloom Tomatoes for the American Garden".
  • The Garden Seed Inventory 6th edition noted 11 commercial sources in 2004.
  • Sometimes the name is misspelled 'Coustralee'.



See also




Picture Gallery



Order seeds from Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop



Seed Availability

Year Commercial Vendors Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings) Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)
2017 Reimer Seeds . .
2016 . .
2015 . .
2014 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Heirloom Seeds
Heirloom Tomatoes
Pinetree Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
TomatoFest
. .
2013 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Delectation of Tomatoes - new
Double Helix Farms
Heirloom Seeds
Heirloom Tomatoes
Heritage Harvest Seed
Hazzard's Wholesale Seeds
Knapp's Fresh Vegies
Pinetree Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Skyfire Garden Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
TomatoFest
Two Wings Farm
. .
2012 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Double Helix Farms
Pinetree Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
. .
2011 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Heirloom Seeds
Heirloom Tomatoes
Heritage Harvest Seed
Knapp's Fresh Vegies
Marianna's Heirloom Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Skyfire Garden Seeds
The Sample Seed Shop - new, sold out
Tomato Growers Supply
TomatoFest
Two Wings Farm
14 1
2010 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Heirloom Seeds
Heirloom Tomatoes
Heritage Harvest Seed - new
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Knapp's Fresh Vegies - new
Pinetree Seeds
Marianna's Heirloom Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Skyfire Garden Seeds
Solana Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
TomatoFest
Two Wings Farm
12 1
2009 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds
Heirloom Seeds
Heirloom Tomatoes
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Marianna's Heirloom Seeds
Pinetree Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Skyfire Garden Seeds
Solana Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
TomatoFest
Two Wings Farm
10 .
2008 Heirloom Seeds
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Marianna's Heirloom Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Skyfire Garden Seeds
Solana Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
TomatoFest
11 .
2007 Marianna's Heirloom Seeds
Sand Hill Preservation Center
Solana Seeds
Tomato Growers Supply
11 .


Click here to order seeds from Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop


You can buy Cuostralee seeds at Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop.

By buying our seeds you help us to maintain and improve Tatiana's TOMATObase website, and to preserve many endangered open-pollinated varieties.

The proceeds from seed sales and donations are our only source of funding at this time.

Thank you so much for your support!

Tatiana

Facts about CuostraleeRDF feed
CountryFrance +
DescriptionIndet., regular leaf plant with high yield of red beefsteak type fruits, 8-19 oz, excellent rich and sweet flavor.
Fruit colorred +
Fruit shapebeefsteak + and oblate +
Fruit sizelarge +
Fruit typeslicer +
Growth habitindet. +
History* It is a French family heirloom obtained * It is a French family heirloom obtained by Craig LeHoullier and Carolyn Male in an extensive sharing of seeds in 1992 with Norbert Pairerra of Hellimer, France. Mr Pairerra sent Craig and Carolyn letters with a handwritten list of hundreds of varieties of French named OP tomatoes. They selected those that sounded most interesting, and growouts started the season after they were received.
Leafregular +
Maturitylate +
Member codeB.C KO T +, MI FL J +, IL LO N +, TX GU R + and ID DE M +
See alsoCuostralee, Pink +
Seed source1. Reimer Seeds
2. Peter Gallant, Prince Edward Island, Canada 07
3. Sylvana Manna, Alberta, Canada 05
Variety typeheirloom + and open-pollinated +
VendorTatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Pinetree Seeds +, Tomato Growers Supply +, TomatoFest +, Sand Hill Preservation Center +, Skyfire Garden Seeds +, Johnny's Selected Seeds +, Reimer Seeds +, Heirloom Seeds +, Heirloom Tomatoes +, Delectation of Tomatoes +, Double Helix Farms +, Heritage Harvest Seed +, Hazzard's Wholesale Seeds +, Knapp's Fresh Vegies +, Two Wings Farm +, The Sample Seed Shop + and Solana Seeds +
Year grown2006(1) + and 2013 +
Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Navigation
Contributors, Partners, and Breeders
NEW 2017 Tatiana's Seed Catalog
Informational Database
Reports and Other Resources
Copyrights
User Contributions
Tools