Big Yellow, Simpson

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Big Yellow, Simpson
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color yellow
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Big Yellow Simpson - ripe fruit. 2012-10-12.


Indet., regular leaf, very large and sometimes slightly ruffles orange beefsteaks with excellent flavor. 8-20 oz. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

John Seewald, New Jersey 07 / Marianne Jones of Dickson, Tennessee (TN JO M) / Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N) / Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 98 / Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 96

Year grown: 2011 (crop failure), 2012

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


80 days, indet., regular leaf plant with high yield of 8-12 oz yellow fruit with very good flavor.
Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 98 / Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 96

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • An heirloom of Mrs. Nora Simpson, Rogersville, Tennessee.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by James A Wolfe of Rogersville, Tennessee (TN WO J).

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