Pink Elephant

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Pink Elephant
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Russia
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Pink Elephant - ripe fruit. 2017-09-15.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Pink beefsteaks with excellent sweet flavor and nice meaty flesh. 6-16 oz. Some with ruffled shoulders, some are smooth. High yields.

Seed source:

1. Kristien Dhoor, Belgium 06 / Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A)
2. Terry Tassone, Wadsworth, OH 14 / Saska (Wizardica Wizz) in Croatia

Year grown: 2011(1), 2017

Location: Zone 6b, PNW, Columbia Valley (Lower Mainland), BC, Canada (780 ft above sea level)


  • Russian commercial variety ‘Rozovyi Slon’, introduced in North America and Western Europe by Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus under its translated name.
  • Selection from Rozovyi Gigant by GISOK. The seeds distributed by Andrey Baranovski of Minsk, Belarus (BELR BA A) in 2005-2006 was regular leaf, but the real Rozovyi Slon variety is potato leaf.
  • This selection has been known as a regular leaf tomato.

Russian name: Розовый Слон

The name means 'Pink Elephant' in Russian.

Description in Russian

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