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Black Plum Tomato
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Black Plum Tomato (25 seeds) (TP129) $2.50

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Black Plum Tomato

         
 
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70 days. Indeterminate plants covered in dainty little plum-shaped fruits, 2” long by 1” wide. Mahogany-skinned berries show some green-shoulders, and have the complex flavor gardeners expect in a black/purple type. Makes a wonderful salsa or spaghetti sauce, yet juicy enough for fresh use.

 
Black Plum Tomato
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 2
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Katarzyna
Location:
Wroclaw, Lower Silesia, Poland
Date:
January 16, 2016
          5.0
 
Great Tomato
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Drought tolerant

What are the cons? None

Review:

I grew these in 2015. We had a very dry season, and I had no water source, so I hardly ever watered the plants. The plants themselves were not very big, but flowered well, and established many fruits, ca. 1 inch long, for all summer and autumn, until the first frost in late October. Despite of lack of water, the fruits did not crack. A very few of the fruits suffered from the blossom end rot. Due to conditions, we had no potato blight in 2015, which usually destroys all the plantations, so I cannot tell if this variety is very susceptible. I loved the sweet, earthy taste of the fruits, they looked great in salads, and stored well. I saved some seeds and definitely will grow them this year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Shule
Location:
New Plymouth, ID, United States
Date:
January 6, 2016
          4.0
 
Im glad I grew this one
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Heat-tolerant

What are the cons? I have mixed feelings.

Review:

I grew these in 2015. The plants took a while to flower compared with most of my tomatoes, but when they did, they didn't take a long time to set fruit and ripen. These are very heat-tolerant. Most of the tomatoes I grew in 2015 were not heat-tolerant. Production on these was decent (I wouldn't call them prolific in the conditions they had, but I've read they can be prolific). The fruits were small. I've read great things about the flavor from lots of reviews, but mine tasted good and like they could taste better. The September and early October ones tasted better, I thought, than the earlier ones that set in the heat. I imagine if I grew out my saved seed again next year, they may taste better, due to being somewhat better-adapted to the conditions here. This variety seems to have above average shade-tolerance, as well as tolerance for crowded conditions (so it might work well in containers). The fruits tasted about the same in a more shaded area as they did in a less shaded area.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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