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Black Krim Tomato

Produces Well in the Heat
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Black Krim Tomato

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.
Product Details
  • FormAnnual. Indeterminate.
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height4 - 6 feet. Indeterminate
  • Spread3 - 4 feet.
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormSmall yellow flowers.
  • FruitDark brown-red, shoulders are normally darker color and can be tinted green.
  • Germination8 - 10 days
  • Soil RequirementsRich, deep, well-drained soil. pH 5.5-6.8
  • Growth RateWill grow and produce fruit in one season.
  • Seed CountApproximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • PruningPrune 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.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating.
  • CommentsVery 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.
  • Yield100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameLycoperiscon lycopersicum 'Black Krim'
  • SizeLarge, 6 inch fruit, 10 - 16 oz. typically, but can get over a pound.
  • DepthPlant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Plant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Days To Maturity80 days from transplant.

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