Tomato Black Russian HEIRLOOM Seeds
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Black Russian Tomato's produce beautiful full flavoured fruit with a rich and velvety appearance. This heavy fruiting, variety dates back to the early 1900's and requires staking. The colour of these Black Russian Tomato's range from deep reds to green and the black colour will appear with maturity and sunlight. Provides an excellent source of Vitamin C, A and E, potassium, fibre and antioxidants. Cooking Tip: This variety is best eaten fresh and makes a great addition to a salad sandwich
Heirloom: From the golden days of gardening, heirloom seeds have been saved and treasured through the generations. These seeds are grown and preserved as part of The Diggers Club heirloom range.
We hope you enjoy these vegetable seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!
How To Grow
Sow 5mm (1/4”) deep in trays of seed raising mix. Keep moist and transplant to 10-15cm (4-6”) pots in a sunny, sheltered position. When sturdy enough transfer to final growing position. Can also be sown direct in cropping position. When first truss has set, feed regularly. Pinch out the side shoots as they appear. Harvest when ripe. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.
When To Plant
Early Spring to Summer.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.