Garvey's Beefsteak

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Garvey's Beefsteak
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape round, oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA


Indet., regular leaf, medium size red round oblate fruits, high yield. Not a beefsteak tomato, in my opinion, as I expected larger fruits, but it was still quite good. Strong acidic flavor, juicy, thick gel. My seed source is Chuck Wyatt / Heirloom Tomatoes .

Seed source:

Heirloom Tomatoes 06 (Donna Meinschein, Maryland)

Year grown: 2011, 2012

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


  • Developed by James Garvey of Pennsylvania, who originally called it 'Plumsteak'.
  • Seed was collected by Chuck Wyatt of Maryland and offered commercially by Chuck Wyatt's Heirloom Tomatoes .

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