Tomato, Paul Robeson

Catalog #1604

18142
(Solanum lycopersicum) Russian heirloom with a dedicated following among tomato connoisseurs. Named in honor of Paul Robeson (1898-1976), famous opera singer and equal rights advocate. Dusky brick red fruits with dark green shoulders and red flesh; 6-12 ounces. Known for its distinctive flavor—smoky and earthy with a perfect acid/sweet balance. Indeterminate, 80-90 days from transplant.
START INDOORS
6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
7-14 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
24-36" Apart
SUPPORT
Cage, stake or trellis

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.
± 11,300 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!