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Black Beauty Tomato irish grown

€2,70 EUR

Black beauty tomato, the darkest of all tomatoes! 

Known as the darkest of all tomatoes, the Black Beauty variety is highly rich in anthocyanins. It was bred by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farm, a cross-hybrid of the Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye and Indigo Apple. Though the Black Beauty may not be as productive as some other varieties, it offers an unusual taste and flavor experience worth the wait. It additionally stores well after harvest.

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C

Germination time in days: 7-14 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days

Sunlight: Full Sun

Soil requirement: Well drained and rich

Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1.5 mm inch deep at soil temperature of 21C. Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle when about 20 cm tall. Plant out 60 cm apart in warm and sunny spot. It is advised to grow tomatoes in a greenhouse or polytunnel.