Oscar Gonthier's

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Oscar Gonthier's
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom, open-pollinated
Country Canada
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Oscar Gonthier's (1) - sliced fruit. 2014-08-17.


Indet. plants with regular leaf foliage. Large red beefsteaks with very good flavor that is more acidic than sweet. Some fruits are shaped like blunt hearts. 9-12 oz. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

1. John Seewald, Somers Point, New Jersey 07
2. Nathalie Antaya of Saint-Robert, Quebec, Canada (QUE AN N) 08 (wrong seeds)
3. Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N) 08 / Garrett H. Pittenger of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (ONT PI G)

Year grown: 2014

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


85 days, indet., regular leaf plant with high yield of 10-16 oz red fruit, very flavorful, Canada heirloom.

Seed source:

ONT PI G, Quebec, Canada.

Year grown:



  • Heirloom from Canada. Original seed was from Oscar Gonthier of Drummondville, Quebec, Canada.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2000 Yearbook by Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N), who got the seeds from Garrett H. Pittenger of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (ONT PI G).
  • Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2015.

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2014 . .
2013 1 .
2012 1 2
2011 1 (as Oscar Ganthier) 2
2010 2 .
2009 1 (as Oscar Ganthier ?) .
2008 0 .
2007 1 .

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