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Mexico
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, family heirloom
Country Mexico
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Mexico - sliced fruit. 2014-09-02.

B.C KO T

Indet., regular leaf plants. Large pink beefsteaks, 10-16 oz. Excellent sweet flavor.
Note
The seeds we received must have been crossed or mixed up, as some plants produced large red beefsteaks instead of pink. See Mexico Red for the red variant.

Seed source:

Geza Korbely, Hungary 06

Year grown: 2013(crop failure), 2014

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


IL LO N

80 days, indet., regular leaf plant with a good yield of 1-1.5 lb pink beefsteak fruit with excellent flavor.

Seed source:

NY MA C 96 (Carolyn Male of Latham, New York)

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


TX AN S

80 days, indet., regular leaf plants with an average yield of 14-20 oz pink beefsteak fruit with outstanding flavor.

Seed source:

Horace "Big Red" Boynton Jr. of Bethelridge, Kentucky 06

Year grown:

Location: Bastrop, Texas


History

  • A family heirloom that was brought into the U.S. by a Mexican family living in the Midwest.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by Carolyn Male of Latham, New York (NY MA C), who received the seeds from a reader of Off the Vine.



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