seeds of Pink Brandy Wine Heirloom Tomato seeds
Pink Brandywine Tomato seeds
Pink Brandy Wine (Solanum lycopersicum) is one among several members of the beefsteak set of tomatoes. Synonyms include Lycopersicon cerasiforme and Lycopersicon humboldtii. Beefsteak is this case, is meant to refer to the large size of their fruit. Facts regarding the origin of this cultivar remain inconclusive, but many believe it to be Ohio in the United States. Pink Brandy Wine is widely grown in the United States and in various parts of Europe. Not only are the fruit’s shoulders ribbed, but the rest of the fruit also has an oblate shape. In addition to the tomato having a fleshy interior, it also turns a dark shade of pink when ripe.
The fruit is one of the biggest of the beefsteak group weighing up to 900 grams. Pink Brandy Wine tomatoes are considered one of the tastiest tomatoes in the world. The fruit has a classic tomato flavour and a texture that pairs well with other cooking ingredients. Examples include cheeses and herbs. The tomatoes can also be grilled, used to make stew or eaten raw. The plant occasionally finds it difficult to support the fruit once they get too heavy. Regular staking will, therefore, be required. The fruit grows in clusters of two and takes long to appear given the plant takes long to mature. The Maturation period can take over 100 days.