The black version of the famous brandywine tomato. Well formed dark, juicy fruits have a rich flavor with some of the characteristic acidity of dark tomatoes, perfect as a slicer and works well diced in salads. Tangy sweet goodness!
Fruit size: 16 oz
Matures: 80 days
Plant spacing: 36 inches apart
Plant size: 4 feet tall
Plant type: Indeterminate
1. Discovered in 2004 in the fields of Seeds by Design
2. A natural cross between Brandywine and an unknown dark tomato
3. May have potato shaped leaves and sometimes not
4. It is believed that the tomato originates in the western portions of South America
5. Varieties of wild tomatoes are still found in Peru
6. Aztecs of Central America called it "xitomatl"
7. In 1692 a cookbook was published in Naples and mentions the Tomato
They can be used fresh, frozen, canned and in salads
Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seeds
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This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard growing as well as the greenhouse or houseplant. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.
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Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.
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