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Black Krim Tomato

Produces Well in the Heat

This heirloom variety is considered one of the best "black" tomatoes around. Heat-tolerant indeterminate plants produce large, 6-in. fruits that weigh 10-16 oz. each. Rich, slightly salty flavor makes them great for fresh eating. 80 DAYS. Tomato plants are not available in CA, OR, WA.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate
  • Germination 8 - 10 days
  • Shade Required Full Sun

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  • 80653
  • Pkt.-approx 30 seeds packet
  • $2.99
  • 64523
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  • $12.99
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  • Botanical Name: Lycoperiscon esculentum 'Black krim'
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Plant outdoors after any chance of frost is past ( may use Kozy Koats to plant earlier). When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or digging a trench and laying the plant on i
  • Spread: 3 - 4 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Dark brown-red, shoulders are normally darker color and can be tinted green.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 days from transplant.
  • Form: Annual. Indeterminate.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5-6.8
  • Growth Rate: Will grow and produce fruit in one season.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Size: Large, 6 inch fruit, 10 - 16 oz. typically, but can get over a pound.
  • Comments: Very richly flavored with a hint of saltiness, color is darker in hot weather, fruit sets well even in heat, heavy producer. Heirloom from the Black Sea area of Russia, beefsteak fruit shape, one of the best flavored of all the 'black' tomatoes. Tomato plants cannot be sent to: ME and MT.

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