Tomato, Black Plum
- Oval fruits grow to 2 inches
- Fruits are brown-red with bright red flesh
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 80 days from transplant
- ±11,000 seeds/oz
From Russian seedswoman Marina Danilenko. Oval 2" fruits are deep mahogany with garnet red flesh. Preferred by some for a richly colored spaghetti sauce. Indeterminate, 80 days from transplant. ±11,000 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow it
You should start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.
Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.
Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.
These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F. You should avoid watering them from above as damp leaves may be susceptible to disease.