Sweet black plum tomato ideal for adding color to a summer salad.
Cherry tomato plum shaped with dark red skin. A lovely little mahogany fruit. Surprisingly sweet and aromatic. Adds rich color and taste to homemade sauces, salads or to eat whole. Indeterminate variety with fruits ripening throughout the season. It is advised to stake the plant.
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 45 cm apart in warm and sunny spot. It is advised to grow tomatoes in a greenhouse or polytunnel.