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Black Krim Pole Tomato Seeds

Black Krim Pole Tomato Seeds

SKU: #3118

This Russian heirloom originated in Krymsk on the Black Sea in Russia. Baseball-sized fruits weigh 10–12 ounces and have reddish-brown flesh filled with a rich, slightly salty flavor. Fruit sets well in heat and is a reliable "black" tomato, producing even under adverse conditions from summer to fall. Provide support for plants that can reach 6' or more.

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Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 70–90 days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Type: Indeterminate, Slicer (Learn more)

Native: Andes

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: Vines up to 6' or longer

Variety Info: 10–12 oz. rounded, slightly flattened fruits. Color depends on weather conditions; tomatoes will be near black when ripening in warm weather. In cooler climates, fruit will be dusky pink to burgundy/brown with green shoulders.

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60Β°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45Β°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90Β°F.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ΒΌ"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"–36"

Row Spacing: 36"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"–36"

Growing Info

Harvesting: Black Krim' may be harvested when they are still half green and firm.