Radiator Charlie's Mortgage Lifter tomato

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This tomato was developed by Charlie Byles of Logan, West Virgina in the 1930s. Charlie owned a radiator repair shop and had no plant breeding experience - this tomato was the only breeding work he ever did. After years of experimenting and selling off his seedlings, he was able to pay off the mortgage on his house. This tomato's story has helped keep the strain alive. This large beefsteak fruit is very meaty with few seeds. It has a spicy flavor and low acidity. The taste starts off mild and then builds, with a long finish on the palate. It has a roasted, fruity and slightly salty flavo

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