Black from Tula Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) A Ukrainian family beefsteak type with fruits that are somewhat flattened and ribbed. This is a beautiful slicer with dark chocolate coloured flesh and complex flavours from sweet and rich to salty and smokey, depending onmicro-climate/growing conditions in your region. Fruits are brownish-red in colour, flattened-globe shaped, weighing up to twenty ounces. An excellent tomato for slicing, fresh eating, as well as for canning. High yields with low blemish and disease issues.
78-80 days to maturity from transplant
25 seeds per packet $4.45
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Staking tomatoes (indeterminate) should be transplanted into 3-4 inch pots. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed, then transport outdoors.