Black Crimean Tomato

$ 11.55

SKU 741 Category

Drought resistant. Beautiful fruits of 120-150 g, which can even reach 500 g. Smooth skin becoming very dark red to purple when ripe. Its flesh is dense, extremely soft and sweet, with few seeds. A local variety is very similar to it: La Charbonnière du Berry, extra!

Sowing: March-April

50 seeds approximately

 

The importance of Heirloom Seeds
the Conservatory and our selection of Seeds

Black Crimean Tomato – Heirloom Seeds / Rare seeds

Sowing: March-April

Transplanting: after the frosts

Harvest: July to September, even October

Tomatoes are chilly! Exhibition: Tomatoes are native to South America…and their genes remember it! Give them the sunniest spot in your garden. Sowing: Start your sowing in a small terrine from March / April (15/20° night and day) in seed compost, cover your seeds by 0.5 cm, pack gently and keep moist. Transplant your seedlings when they are 5 cm, in buckets with 1/3 compost or compost, bury up to the first leaves. After the Ice Saints, plant your tomato plants as soon as they have reached 15 cm, bury them up to the first leaves in the ground in a hole with manure, compost or a few leaves nettle if necessary, install your stakes spaced 70 cm apart. Water abundantly the first 3 days, stop the following 15 days then water regularly. Remember to mulch! this will make it much easier to keep the soil moist and space out weeding. Diseases that can affect tomatoes: downy mildew (do not water the leaves and remove those that touch the ground). Plant basil between your tomato plants, they help each other…

50 seeds approximately