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Tomato 'Black Russian'

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The Black Russian is well known for its tasty mix of sweet and tart, followed by spicy and smoky undertones. The flavour intensifies when the tomatoes are dried, making them especially tasty in recipes calling for sun-dried tomatoes. As far as tomato plants go, the Black Russian is of the later-ripening variety, indeterminate and regular-leafed. Requires a regular watering routine to avoid splitting before harvest. Matures to a dark mahogany red.

  • Indeterminate 
  • 75 Days to Maturity 
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings. 
Sowing Depth 6mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Autumn and Winter

Sub- tropical: Autumn and Winter

Temperate: Spring 

Cold: Spring 

Germination 7-14 days at 21-27°C
Plant Spacing 80cm
Height 200cm
Position Full Sun