(Lycopersicon esculentum) Russian heirloom. Round, reddish-black coloured with dark purple stripes, medium sized fruit 4-6cm across, with smooth, thin skin & dark flesh. Beefsteak type with excellent flavour - reputed to be one of the best tasting black tomatoes. Compact plant - semi climbing. Thrives under cool growing conditions, but does well in all areas. Highly disease resistant. Early producer. Excellent for eating fresh in salads or cooked. 69-100 days. 160 seeds
A Favourite Variety
17 July 2015
All seeds germinated within three weeks although it is a cold winter here in Tasmania (kept punnet on top of the hot water system during nights).