Black from Tula Tomato
- Brownish-red, flattened globe shape
- Fruits grow to 14 ounces
- Deep, rich flavor
- Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
- 75-85 days from transplant
Russian variety imported by SSE from seedswoman Marina Danilenko. First listed in the 1996 SSE Yearbook. Described by one SSE member as “the ugliest, most delicious tomato I’ve ever grown.” Good yields of brownish-red slightly flattened globes weighing up to 14 ounces. Rich full flavor, great for slicing and canning. Indeterminate, 75-85 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow Black from Tula Tomato
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
Instructions - 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.
Ratings & Reviews
In my top 5 favorites.
Excellent taste! Great balance of sweet, acidic, with slight saltiness. Good slicer for sandwiches and really nice for wedges along side of tuna or chicken salad. Super reliable producer throughout midsummer to first frost. Make sure it's well-supported because it grows and grows!