Burgess Mammoth Wonder

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Mammoth Wonder, Burgess AKA Burgess Mammoth Wonder. Old commercial variety from North America. Breeder and vendor: Burgess Seed and Plant Co., Galesburg, Michigan. As its name alludes, it was bred and released by the old Burgess Seed and Plant Company of Galesburg, Michigan in 1955. It was developed the old fashioned way . . . through years of of selective breeding; eight generations to be exact. Its pedigree is a cross between ‘Marglobe’, ‘Bonny Best’, and a pink uniform-color variety. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces a high yield of 6-20 oz., red, round, oblate, blemish-free fruit that is meaty but not dry, with full, delicious, complex flavors. Slightly acidic (tart) with enjoyable complex finish. An excellent market tomato. 85 days.

Seeds available at www.victoryseeds.com.

Varieties
Heirloom
Fruit Colors
Red
Fruit Shapes
Oblate / Round
Fruit Sizes
Large / Medium
Fruit Weights
6-20 oz
Culinary Uses
Slicer
Maturities
Late / Midseason
Harvest Days
85 Days
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Origins
Michigan
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Acidic