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Tomato 'Black Russian' Heirloom Seeds

Tomato 'Black Russian' Heirloom Seeds

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It was the tomato that inspired our business, and in particular this old heirloom variety that produces a dark skinned, almost purple coloured, sweet fleshed tomato of the absolute highest quality. 

 

When to Plant

Zone 1: October–December

Zone 2: August–December

Zone 3: August–January

Zone 4: April–July

 

For zone map CLICK HERE

 

Soil

Tomatoes are very nitrogen- hungry, so prepare the soil by integrating nitrogen-rich pea or broad bean plants into your soil as a green manure. Alternatively, mix compost and chook manure through your patch a fortnight prior to planting.

 

Soil pH Level 5.5–7.5

 

Position 

Choose a sunny, well-drained spot in your patch, preferably a place you haven’t grown tomatoes in the previous season. 

 

How to Plant

Propagate in seed trays. Tomatoes are suitable larger pots, but prefer an in-ground veggie patch. It’s recommended to pinch out the first side shoots to encourage plant growth.

 

Spacing 40–60 cm

 

Depth 0.5cm - 1cm

 

Companion Plants

Basil, Marigold

 

No.of seeds: 50 

 

 

 

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