Salsa Garden Tomato Database: Brandywine (Sudduth's Strain), Lycopersicon, lycopersicum

Cultivar/Variety: Brandywine (Sudduth's Strain)

Other Common Names For This Cultivar: Quisenbury Strain, Brandywine Pink

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Lycopersicon

Species: lycopersicum

Origin: United States

Seed Type
Family heirloom

Growth Habit
Indeterminate

Leaf Type
Potato Leaf

Fruit Color
Pink

Fruit Shape
Beefsteak
Oblate

Fruit Size
Large

Fruit Usage
Fresh
Salad
Slicing

Maturity
Late

Description: The Brandywine tomato is legendary for its delicious taste and the Sudduth’s Strain is considered by many to be the most delicious strain available. This particular strain was obtained in 1980 from Dorris Sudduth Hill. Dorris claimed that it had been in her family for 80 years. The large deep pink beefsteak fruit can grow 1-2 pounds and are quite late maturing.

Places To Find Seeds For This Variety
Seed Cellar
Diane’s Flower Seeds
Gleckler Seedman
Heirloom Seeds
Nature and Nurture Seeds
Seed Savers Exchange
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Tatiana's TOMATObase
TomatoFest
Tomato Growers
Victory Seeds

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"Brandywine Sudduth's Strain 9/15/10"
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"Brandywine Sudduth's Strain 9/27/10"
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"Brandywine Sudduth's Strain 9/27/10"
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"Brandywine Sudduth's 9/10/2012"
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"Brandywine Sudduth's 9/13/2012"
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"Brandywine Sudduth's blushing stage."
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