Hillbilly Potato Leaf

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Hillbilly Potato Leaf
Maturity late
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color bi-color
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated, heirloom
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Hillbilly Potato Leaf - ripe fruit. 2010-10-06.


indet., potato leaf, low yield of very large bi-colored beefsteaks, 10-20 oz, very good sweet flavor.

Seed source:

1. CV Hazzard's Greenhouse 11
2. WA JO C 09 (Carrie Jones, Covington, Washington)

Year grown: 2010

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


85 days, indet., potato leaf plant, yellow-red fruit, about 1 lb each, very good flavor, good yield.

Seed source:

Carolyn Male of Salem, New York (NY MA C) 96 / Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 94

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • An old heirloom from West Virginia.
  • Sent to SSE in 1994 by SSE member Jerry Lee Bosner of Ohio.
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), PI 639219. . Donated to the USDA in September 2004.
  • USDA narrative:
"Indeterminate. Days to maturity: 85. An old heirloom variety that originally came from the hills of West Virginia. Heavy producer, large beefsteak-type fruits, 1-2 pounds, yellow-orange in color with red streaking on the blossom end. The flavor is sweet and fruity (mild, low acid taste)."


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