(Solanum lycopersicum) (aka Purple Russian) Original stock of this variety
came from Irma Henkel in the Ukraine. Plum shaped
fruits are 3-4" long and weigh 6 ounces,
generally crack-free. Great flavor, sweet and meaty.
Plants are very productive. Indeterminate, 80 days
6 weeks before last frost
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. ± 11,800 seeds/oz
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