How to Grow Brandywine Heirloom Tomatoes
Brandywine tomatoes are a very popular heirloom tomato variety, dating back
hundreds of years. It is among the best tasting varieties available.
If you have never grown Brandywine tomatoes in your home garden, what are
you waiting for?
Brandywine tomato varieties are either pink or red. Pink is the most popular.
Brandywine tomato plants grow large, potato-like leaves on indeterminate
The large, beefsteak shaped fruit weighs up to 1 1/2 pounds. The skin is
pink with sometimes green streaked shoulders. Pink meat is thick, and has
great tomato flavor.
Plant yields are lower than most varieties. What it lacks in quantity, it
more than makes up for in quality.
Days to Maturity: 80-90 from setting transplants in the garden.This
plant is among the slowest growing varieties. It's superb taste is well worth
History and Origin:
Brandywine tomato cultivar dates back hundreds of years. It's exact origin
is unknown. It fist appeared in a Burpee seed catalog in 1886.
How to Grow
Learn all about growing Tomatoes:
A Tomato Press makes fast work preparing
sauce and juice for canning tomatoes .
Garden Tomato Recipes: May we suggest:
When making large amounts of juice or sauce, you will need a tomato strainer
and sauce maker, to easily remove seeds and skin.
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