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Old March 15, 2021   #1
Oliver
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Default Tiffen Mennonite

Has anyone here grown them? Have a packet from Fedco. Debating planting them since I have limited space.
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Old August 4, 2021   #2
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Yep. "Supposedly" grown by the Mennonites in nearby Tiffin, OH.

My opinion? Eerily similar to Henderson's Ponderosa (as many of these new-fangled named beefsteaks are). Extremely similar in flavor when I've grown them side by side. If you like a good ole fashioned beefsteak, I recommend you grow as you won't be disappointed.
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I grow it every few years, very nice flavor like all the other pink potato leaved varieties.
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Old August 5, 2021   #4
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It's nearly impossible to find a PL pink beefsteak that doesn't have great flavor.
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