Japanese Trifele Black Tomato

Solanum lycopersicum | SKU: 1460A
3 Reviews
$3.25 to $34.00
  • Organic
  • Deep red fruits grow to 4-5 ounces
  • Productive and rarely cracks
  • Potato leaf plants
  • Indeterminate - Fruit ripens throughout the season
  • 70-80 days from transplant

$3.25 to $34.00

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Item Details

One of the best Russian black tomatoes. High yields of blemish-free fruits that rarely crack. Rich full flavor, great for canning. The size of a Bartlett pear, weighing 4-5 ounces. Potato leaf foliage. Indeterminate, 70-80 days from transplant. ±13,600 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Japanese Trifele Black 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.

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I'm surprised no one has reviewed this tomato. This is my favorite. Highly productive and thrives on neglect. Produces the most umami flavor of any heirloom tomato I have tried.

Productive and different


I have been growing these for years, along with nyagous, as my dark tomatoes. These produce a lot of tasty tomatoes with a less acedic, more complex flavor than many red tomatoes. Give tham a try.

One of the greats


Such a beautiful shape! Equally gorgeous russet hue with green shoulders. Great keeper, highly prolific, early and delicious.