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Crimson Cushion

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About Crimson Cushion

Crimson Cushion AKA Red Ponderosa AKA Beefsteak. Considered the original heirloom “Beefsteak” tomato. An old-time favorite that has been popular for many years due to it’s excellent productivity and wonderful taste. Lush, thick, indeterminate, regular-leaf, tomato plants yield from vigorous vines, 4-5″, slightly ribbed, bright-red tomatoes that have spectacularly delicious, sweet flavors. This tomato’s excellent taste and meaty flesh make it an ideal tomato for eating fresh or cooking, for slicing into sandwiches, using in salads or for canning!

Culinary Use
Salad / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Sweet / Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Red
Fruit Color
Red
Fruit Shape
Oblate
Fruit Size
Extra Large / Large
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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