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Black from Tula Tomato (25 seeds) (TP103) $2.50
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Black from Tula Tomato

         
 
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70-80 days. A unique, large 8-12 oz. dark tomato exhibiting a rich, deep purplish-brown color. Some seed savers say it is the best tasting of all the dark tomatoes. Very rich, old-fashioned flavor, sweet and spicy. A rare Russian heirloom.

 
Black from Tula Tomato
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 16
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0

93.8% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sm1nts2escape
Location:
Sharpsburg, MD
Date:
December 1, 2014
          5.0
 
Great tomato
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Heavy producer,Taste,color

What are the cons? none.

Review:

What a great little tomato! I grew these alongside Cherokee purples and black krims. These were the heaviest producing and the earliest. What a pretty tomato! They are a bit smaller in size compared to the others mentioned with the cp being the largest. These are beautiful tomatoes with great taste. Nice sweet and juicy. They produced so well all the way in to frost. My plants ended up climbing the fence to the top 6' and became so heavy with fruit that they toppled over and I had to stake an tie them to the fence in multiple areas. The plants didnt mind the bent stalks and revived quickly. The flavor is great and although somewhat small they still make a great sandwich tomato just need to put two slices on bread instead of one. I made excellent basil mozzarella sandwiches with these. Plenty to give to the neighbors. I will grow all three varietie listed above but if you can only grow one and want the most lbs go with this one. If you want larger fruit than go with the Cherokee purple.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
LBones
Location:
...., LA
Date:
July 13, 2014
          4.0
 
delish
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? so good

What are the cons? hard time setting fruit

Review:

These tomatoes are delicious. They have that perfect tomato taste that I crave, however, off my 2 plants I got less than a dozen tomatoes. I found several of my heirloom varieties had a hard time setting fruit in the South Louisiana heat and humidity. (Heat index from upper 90s to lower 100s.) Even with the poor yield, I plan to plant them again next year, they are that good!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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13 out of 13 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kelly
Location:
Catlett, VA
Date:
August 30, 2013
          5.0
 
Melt in Your Mouth
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? flavor, flavor, flavor, flavor

What are the cons? the deer liked them too

Review:

This was my first year to grow Tulas, and I only got a few this year -- thank you, deer. But they were all worth their weight in gold in terms of flavor. I've tasted lots of varieties of tomatoes over the years (it's one of my hobbies), and this one zoomed immediately to the top of my favorites list and will probably stay there for decades to come. For my money, this one tastes so good, it's worth almost any amount of trouble to get even just one or two a year. (The rest of my family is unable to comment on the flavor of the Tulas as I fought them off with forks and table salt to be able to eat them all myself. They had to eat the Brandywines instead, normally not an unpleasant fate.)

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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2 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sylvester017
Date:
November 17, 2012
          5.0
 
DELICIOUS TOMATO
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

Friend gave me a little seedling to try but I had no room left in the tomato garden except a big empty pot to plant it in. We had a lousy planting season with too much rain and not enough sun in early spring, and once the 'maters started flowering and giving fruit, the humidity hit causing mildew, and then a 4-week heatwave (So. Calif.). Black from Tula in the huge pot did okay even after my chicken decided to nest in it and broke off one of it's 3 main stems. The potted Tula still managed to give some little 'maters once in a while and they were delicious so I'll try it again but in the raised bed next time. All my dark tomatoes have become my favourites like Tula, Black Zebra, Big Zebra, Purple Russian and our favourite green one is Green Moldovan. All my garden bed red tomatoes were prolific producers but just didn't have the great taste that all my non-red tomatoes gave.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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3 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Richard
Date:
September 6, 2012
          2.0
 
Can't get this one to germinate
Easy to Grow 2.0
EarlyMaturity 0.5
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

I'm having some problems getting this variety of tomato to germinate (despite many others from Baker Creek doing well in the same conditions). It is rainy season here in Thailand, so humidity is high, which might have 'everything' to do with it. But I've tried several different combinations of soil/compost/worm castings/plastic bag over pot and nothing seems to work. (As I said, other varieties have been much easier!) Its a shame cause I was looking forward to this one. Maybe I'll have more success once the rain passes.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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