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Meme Beauce

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About Meme Beauce

An heirloom tomato from Quebec, Canada. In 1995, a carpenter renovating an old house abandoned by her owner in St. Joseph de Beauce found about 200 unlabelled tomato seeds in the basement. Nobody lived in the house for more than 30 years, and according to the neighbors, there was no garden there for at least 60 years. The seeds were given to Gérard Parent, who managed to germinated only 3 seeds. First offered in the Seed Savers 2009 Yearbook by Donald C. Kellums of Port Byron, Illinois. Indeterminate, regular leaf plants produce 5-9 oz., medium-sized, pink, beefsteak tomatoes with smooth shoulders. Excellent flavor.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Pink
Fruit Color
Pink
Fruit Shape
Oblate / Ribbed
Fruit Size
Medium
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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    Maurice Vaney

    You can order Meme de Beauce from Société des Plantes ( Québec)

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