Tsarskiy Lubimets

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Tsarskiy Lubimets
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, commercial
Country Russia
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Tsarskiy Lubimets (KD) - ripe fruit. 2013-08-12.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Very large red beefsteaks, 12-24 oz, with brilliant red color. Some fruits can be up to 2 lbs. Very few seeds. So meaty and juicy, with delicious sweet flavor. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

1. Kristien Dhoor, Belgium 06 / Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A)
2. Dmitry Shlomin, Bryansk, Russia 11

Year grown: 2013

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


80 days, indet., regular leaf, 8-16 oz red beefsteak fruit, very good flavor, good yield.

Seed source:

Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) / St. Petersburg, Russia

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • Russian commercial variety from St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Introduced to North America by Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus under a translated name, Tsar's Favorite. That was the name that Neil Lockhart, who received seeds from Andrey, listed it in 2006 SSE Yearbook.
  • Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2014.

Also known as

Russian name: Царский любимец

The name can be translated from Russian to 'Tsar's Favorite'.

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Year Commercial Vendors Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings) Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)
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2015 . .
2014 Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new . .
2013 2 (as Tsar's Favorite) .
2012 2 (as Tsar's Favorite) 1 (as Tsar's Favorite)
2011 3 (as Tsar's Favorite) 0
2010 2 (as Tsar's Favorite) .
2009 1 (as Tsar's Favorite) .
2008 1 (as Tsar's Favorite) .
2007 1 (as Tsar's Favorite) .

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