Mortgage Lifter

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Mortgage Lifter
Maturity 85 days
Type Heirloom
Vine Indeterminate
Plant height 9 feet[citation needed]
Fruit Weight 24-64 oz
Leaf regular leaf
Color Red (pink)
Shape Beefsteak

Mortgage Lifter is the name given to a cultivar of tomato developed by Willam Estler of Barboursville, West Virginia, in 1922. He registered the name in 1932 several years before "Radiator Charlie". Robert Howard Estler, last remaining son of William Estler, died in October 2012.

According to many sources on the Internet, the Mortgage Lifter was not developed by Willam Estler, but by M.C. "Radiator Charlie" Byles in the early 1930s in Logan, West Virginia.

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