Debbie Blackburn

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Debbie Blackburn
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type family heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Debbie Blackburn - ripe fruit. 2013-08-27.


Indet. plants with regular leaf foliage produce pink beefsteaks, 5-13 oz, with excellent sweet flavor. (very limited, 15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Dan and Val McMurray of Wynndel, British Columbia, Canada (B.C MC D) via College of Rockies, BC, Canada 13 / Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A) 07 / John Sink of Ohio (OH SI J) 02

Year grown: 2012 (germination failure), 2013

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


85 days, indet., regular leaf, 8-14 oz pink fruit, very good flavor, good yield.

Seed source:

Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A) 07 / John Sink of Ohio (OH SI J) 02

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • According to Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio, it is a family heirloom grown by several generations of the Blackburn family in Miami County, Southwestern Ohio. It was named by John Siegel of Ohio, who shared the seeds with Al Anderson in 2002.
  • Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2014.

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