Mark Twain

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Mark Twain
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Mark Twain - sliced. 2015-08-21.


indet., regular leaf. Medium to large red beefsteaks with smooth shoulders, 6-18 oz. Delicious sweet flavor.

Seed source:

1. Neil Gillard of Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada (ONT GI N) 07 / Fox Hollow Seed Co. 97
2. Martin Longseth of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (WI LO M) 11

Year grown: 2011 (1 - crop failure), 2015

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


80 days, indet., regular leaf plant with a good yield of medium size fruit with good flavor.

Seed source:

Donald C. Kellums of Port Byron, Illinois (IL KE D) 00 / CV Fo7 (Fox Hollow Seed Company)

Year grown:

Location: Oblong, Illinois


  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1996 Yearbook by Don Kellums, Illinois (IL KE D), who got seeds from CV Fox Hollow Seed Company.

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