Blue Ridge Black

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Blue Ridge Black
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color black
Fruit shape
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, stabilized accidental cross
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Blue Ridge Black - ripe fruit. 2013-08-01.


Indet., potato leaf, medium purple-black beefsteaks, 6-12 oz. Meaty and juicy interior and excellent rich flavor. (very limited, 15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Theodore Corbett of Reichenbach-Steegen, Germany (GERM CO T) 11

Year grown: 2013

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


  • An accidental cross between Blue Ridge Mountain and an unidentified potato leaf variety, possibly Southern Night. It appeared in the garden of Millard Murdock of East Flat Rock, North Carolina (NC MU M) in the early 2000s.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2010 Yearbook by Millard Murdock of East Flat Rock, North Carolina (NC MU M) and Susan Anderson of Elgin, Texas (TX AN S).
  • Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2014.


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