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Black Krim Tomato

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Black Krim Tomato

Description
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.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measure approx. 30 seeds
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • HeaderProduces Well in the Heat
  • 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.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/8 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/8 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 5/5 - 6/8 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/8 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/8 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/8 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/4 6/4 5/11
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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