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Black Russian Heirloom Tomato Seeds

  • Black Russian Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Product Description

Black Russian Tomato Seeds

.02 Gram Packet: approx seed count=10

The Black Russian heirloom is a tomato that brings with it several distinct characteristics.  The plant grows into a bushy almost compact plant that will produce many fist sized, 4 ounce fruits.  As the name suggests, when the fruit become mature it gradually becomes a dark, almost black color.  From transplant to mature fruit, it takes about 85 days.
  • Lycopersicon esculentum
  • 95% Germination rate
  • 80-85 days from plant until harvest (after transplanting)
  • 99% Pure
  • Indeterminate
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Heirloom Seeds
Planting instructions:Start Black Russian tomato heirloom seeds indoors 5-8 weeks before last spring frost in a sunny, warm location in pots or flats. Transplant tomato plant to a sunny, well drained location in the late spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. The transplanted plants should be about 5-12 inches tall. Tomatoes can be sown directly into the garden when the soil and weather is warm. Staking tomatoes upright or using a wire cage will increase production.

Planting Depth Seed Spacing Row Spacing Germination Temperature Germination Time in Days Average Planting Dates Number of Seeds per foot row Spacing after Thinning Days to maturity
1/2" 24-36" 36-48" 50-75 8-14 3/20-5/1 Transplant Do not thin 85 after transplant

Care:Water lightly to keep soil moist. Control weeds with cultivation or mulch.

Harvesting: Pick tomatoes when fruits turn a dark mahogany. In late fall before any frost, green tomatoes can be picked and ripened in a warm area.

Nutritional Value: Black Russian heirloom tomatoes are an excellent source of Vitamins: A, & C and contains B, calcium. Iron, and potassium.

Collecting Seed: Select a dark, very mature Black Russian tomato and remove seeds. Allow seeds to throughly dry on a paper towel or cloth.



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