From Tatiana’s TOMATObase:
- Also known as Henderson's Crimson Cushion, Red Ponderosa, or Beefsteak.
- Introduced by Peter Henderson in 1894, this is the original strain of Red Beefsteak.
- Click here to view the Henderson 1894 catalog page scan at Crail LeHoullier's web site
- PI 644743. Donated to USDA in 1961.
- USDA Narrative:
"95 days, (beefsteak or red ponderosa) fruit verly large, flattened, rather irregular, vine indeterminate. Northrup, King & Co. catalog GS-7-5"