Hungarian Giant

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Hungarian Giant
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color red
Fruit shape irregular, ribbed, beefsteak, heart
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Hungary
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Hungarian Giant - sliced. 2015-08-23.


Mid-to late season in PNW area. Compact indet., potato leaf plant with high yield of large red beefsteak fruit, variable shapes, some fruits are heart shaped, 6-17 oz, good flavor. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Linda Black of Fountain Valley, California (CA BL L) 05 / John Smarsz, Australia

Year grown: 2006, 2015

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


85 days, indet., potato leaf, red beefsteak fruit, 10-18 oz, excellent flavor.

Seed source:

Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 07 / Scott Benson of Medina, New York (NY BE S) / Geza Korbely, Hungary

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • Originated in Hungary, as the name indicates.
  • Introduced to North American gardeners by Geza Korbely, Hungary in the early 2000s.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2002 Yearbook by Scott Benson of Medina, New York (NY BE S), seeds from Geza Korbely, Hungary.

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