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Bear Claw
Country USA  +
Description 80-85 days, indet., regular leaf, pink large and meaty beefsteaks, 8-14 oz on average, but some fruits can get up to 24 oz. Excellent sweet flavor. (''15 seeds / packet'')
Fruit color pink  +
Fruit shape beefsteak  +
Fruit size large  +
Fruit type slicer  +
Growth habit indet.  +
History * First listed in the SSE Yearbook in 1984 * First listed in the SSE Yearbook in 1984 by Kim Cary of Batesville, VA (VA CA K), who said that it came from Greenbriar County, West Virginia. The second listing appears in 1986 by Faxon Stinnett from Oklahoma who likely acquired it from Kim Cary. * Chuck Wyatt acquired the seeds from Faxon Stinnett and listed it in 1999 SSE Yearbook, mentioning Ben Quisenberry's collection as an origin. It is not clear why Chuck changed the origin information, as Faxon Stinnett continued listing it as having West Virginia roots. * In summary, all we know now is that Bear Claw either originated or found its way to West Virginia and was discovered/acquired by Kim Cary, VA. d was discovered/acquired by Kim Cary, VA.
Leaf regular  +
Maturity midseason  +
Member code Category:B.C KO T + , Category:IL LO N + , Category:TX GU R +
Seed source [[vendor::Heirloom Tomatoes|'' '']] [[Heirloom Tomatoes]] 06 (Donna Meinschein, Maryland) / Fax Stinnet / Ben Quisenberry collection
Variety type open-pollinated  +
Vendor Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds + , Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds + , Heirloom Tomatoes + , Delectation of Tomatoes + , Knapp's Fresh Vegies +
Year grown 2006  + , 2014  +
Categories Tomato Variety List  + , Pink Tomatoes  + , Indeterminate Tomatoes  + , Regular Leaf Tomatoes  + , Beefsteak Tomatoes  + , Heirloom Tomatoes  + , B.C KO T  + , IL LO N  + , TX GU R  + , NY GA S  + , Tatiana's 2014 Growout List  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 21 February 2016 05:34:23  +
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