Blue River

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Blue River
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Blue River - ripe fruit. 2013-08-29.


Indet., regular leaf plants produce large pink beefsteaks that are slightly ruffled. Flesh is very meaty, with small seed chambers. 12-18 oz. Delicious flavor. High yields.

Seed source:

Michael Gunn of Pasadena, Texas (TX GU R) 09

Year grown: 2013

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


  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1984 Yearbook by Lloyd Duggins of Mauckport, Indiana (IN DU L), he said that seeds were given to him by a stranger.
  • Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2014.

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