Black Mountain Pink

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Black Mountain Pink
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Black Mountain Pink - sliced fruit. 2013-09-16.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Pink beefsteaks, 10-18 oz, meaty and juicy, excellent sweet flavor. (20 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Gary Millwood of Louisville, Kentucky 07

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


90 days, indet., regular leaf plant with a fair yield of 1-2 lb beefsteak fruit with very good flavor.

Seed source:

Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2) 01

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


Deep pink beefsteaks are 1-2 pounds each, very meaty, very prolific, with a sweet and mild heirloom flavor. The knife in the photo is much larger than it first appears.

Seed source:

Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois (IL LO N) / Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2) 01

Year grown: 2008

Location: Sonora, Kentucky


  • An heirloom from Black Mountain area in Harlan County, Kentucky. It was found at an abandoned homestead in the fall of 1993.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2001 Yearbook by Austin Isaacs of Berea, Kentucky (KY IS A2), who got the seeds from a flea market in London, Kentucky.

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