Black Ethiopian Tomato is a rare heirloom from Ukraine and not from Ethiopia! The Black Ethiopian is an indeterminate, regular-leaf tomato plant variety that produces large yields of of beautiful mahogany plum shaped tomatoes weighing about 140 g each with a wonderful rich, fruity and tangy taste. The plants have been constantly producing throughout the season. Seeds grown and seed saved in Cork, Ireland.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-29°C
Germination time in days: 7-14 day
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow in pots from March, at a temperature between 16 and 20°C, under a well-lit shelter, 5 weeks before planting. Transplant the entire root ball in the ground, after the last frosts, at a minimum distance of 50 cm, burying the stem up to the first leaves. Water thoroughly when planting.