Tomato Seeds - Pink Brandywine Beefsteak
- 25 Seeds
- 80 Days to Maturity
- Fruits Weigh Between 8-12 Ounces
- Exceptionally Flavorful
- Highly Productive Plants
- Beefsteak Variety
- Long Shelf-life
- Indeterminate Growth Habit
The Pink Brandywine Tomato traces its roots back to the 1870s, standing the test of time as one of the most sought-after heirloom varieties. Named after the Brandywine River in Pennsylvania, this tomato has built a legacy that is deeply intertwined with the traditions of American gardening. Gardeners and chefs have revered the Pink Brandywine for nearly a century and a half not just for its delightful taste but also for the stories and history it represents.
Pink Brandywine offers more than just a rich, old-world flavor; it brings with it a classic beefsteak shape that is the signature of hearty salads and thick tomato slices on sandwiches. Its unique flavor, balancing sweetness with acidity, has cemented its place in salsas, sauces, and many cherished recipes. When considering a tomato that embodies the heart of rustic dishes, Pink Brandywine undoubtedly sits at the top of the list.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Being an indeterminate variety, Pink Brandywine will produce fruit continuously until the first frost. Begin your journey by sowing seeds indoors 6-8 weeks prior to the last expected frost. Once the threat of frost has subsided, transplant them to a sunny spot in your garden, spacing 24-36 inches apart in rows. These plants thrive in well-draining soil and benefit from regular watering, especially during drier periods. Due to their potential height and the weight of the fruits, staking or caging is essential to provide the necessary support. Harvest when the tomatoes have reached their iconic pink hue, ensuring you capture their peak flavor and texture.