Black Russian' Tomato

SKU: 362904
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Product Description

Early cropping variety with bumper crops. Full bodied taste with great flavour for salads and sauces.

  • Harvest tomatoes from June.
  • Unusual dark fruits.
  • High yielding variety.

Product Details

Care instructions
Remove side shoots as they appear and pinch out the growing tip above the fifth flower truss.
Colour of foliage
Requires protection below 0C. Tolerant of low temperatures but will not survive being frozen.
This plant grows for one season only.
Planting instructions
Plant in the garden 45cm apart, in growbags or 1 plant per 23cm pot, after the last frosts.
Planting position
Plant in full sun.
Rate of growth
Fast rate of growth.
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Soil type
Prefers well drained soil, multi-purpose compost with John Innes and slow release fertiliser.
Watering instructions
Keep well watered and feed with liquid feed 6 weeks after planting.
Latin name
Solanum lycopersium 'Black Russian'
Eventual dimensions
approx. 1.5m
Plant guarantee
Pot size

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