Polish C

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Polish C
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type potato
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape oblate, beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type family heirloom
Country Poland
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Polish C (Rob Gee) - ripe fruit. 2009-09-05.


indet., vigorous potato leaf plants, medium to high yield of large slightly ribbed pink beefsteaks with yellow shoulders, 12-23 oz, excellent flavor. I grew this variety from two different seed sources, and they appeared to be identical.
2009 growouts
1 of the seedlings from Robert Gee's seed appears to be a cross as it had regular foliage.

Seed source:

1. Sand Hill Preservation Center 04
2. Rob Gee, East Palestine, Ohio 09

Year grown: 2009

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


80 days, indet., potato leaf with a good yield of pink beefsteak fruit, very good flavor.
Sand Hill Preservation Center 05

Location: Oblong, Illinois


pink tomato with a very good taste, in 2006 maybe not the true Polish C

Year: 2006 (plant), 2011 (TomatoFest seeds)

Location: Quitzdorf am See, Germany


  • Family heirloom from Poland.
  • There is also a regular leaf variant of this tomato, but it has not been maintained since the mid-90s.
  • Introduced to SSE in 1991 by Robert W. Richardson, Phelps, New York (NY RI R).

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