Believe It Or Not

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Believe It Or Not
Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Believe It Or Not - ripe fruit. 2013-09-03.


Indet., healthy plants with regular leaf foliage. Perfectly shaped large red beefsteak fruits with smooth shoulders and juicy flesh with many seed locules. 12-16 oz. Very good balanced flavor.

Seed source:

Reimer Seeds / Peter Gallant, Prince Edward Island 07 / a trader in Great Britain

Year grown: 2013

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


  • First offered by Dorothy Beiswenger of Crookston, Minnesota, in the 1984 SSE Yearbook. Dorothy acquired it from local nuns who also gave her the Froney, Jumbo, and Rockingham tomatoes. Dorothy rated the taste as 'delicious'. Possibly an heirloom.

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