Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape oblate, ribbed, beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer, stuffer, cooking, paste
Variety type


indet., regular leaf, irregularly but beautifully shaped ribbed red fruits that are semi-hollow inside. Nice mild flavor with some acidity. Perfect for stuffing. Most fruits are in 6-10 oz range, but the largest fruit was 24 oz.

Seed source:

MT KR J 09 (Jeanne Krrenning, Montana) / Sierra Leone (West Africa) market 08

Year grown: 2009

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


  • Seeds saved by Julie Swanson from a fruit that she bought in a farmer's market in Sierra Leone (West Africa). Lucie shared the seed with a SSE member Jeanne Krenning of Montana (MT KR J), who, in turn, shared it with Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T) for her 2009 growouts.

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