Tomato - Black Russian

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Tomato – Black Russian

$4.20

TOMATO: BLACK RUSSIAN
(SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM)

PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: LARGE
COLOUR: RED BROWN
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: FRESH

Pick just before ripe – prone to splitting – avoid heavy watering.
7kg yield per plant.
Tasty heirloom, best for fresh eating.
Dark red/brown with purple/black blush as it matures and greenish shoulders.

WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, (INSIDE) Plant out after risk of frost when soil temperature reaches 16ºC+.
Temperate: SEP-DEC Transplant or direct sow outside only when soil temperatures reach 16ºC+.
Sub – Tropical: (FROST FREE ZONES) MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP,
(Can be grown year-round but risk of disease increases when sown in hotter months.)
Tropical: Late April to the beginning of July.

SOIL PREFERENCES
PH 5.8-7
Well-drained rich soil.

GROWING TIPS
Raise in seedling tray, sow 6mm deep and keep moist.
Remove bottom leaves when planting and plant deeply to promote strong growth.
Plant 45cm apart.
Pinch out laterals leaving 1-2 leaders.
Grow on a support.

DAYS TO HARVEST
75 – 80 Days

APPROX 20 SEEDS

OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN
GROWN ORGANICALLY

Product Categories: Red Fresh Vine Large/Beefsteak
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PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: LARGE
COLOUR: RED BROWN
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: FRESH

SOIL PREFERENCES
PH 5.8-7
Well-drained rich soil.

DAYS TO HARVEST
75 – 80 Days

APPROX 20 SEEDS