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Tomato, Black Prince

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Solanum lycopersicum

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Perfect for eating fresh, cooking , or other culinary wonders. A good canning tomato.

Originally from Siberia, this is one of the most popular and favored black tomatoes. Originally introduced from Irkutsk, Russia and is regarded as a "true Siberian tomato" that does very well in cooler climates.  

High-yielding, non-cracking, medium sized slicer; does well outside of grow tunnels.  The 2-1/2 – 3 inch diameter fruits are 2 – 4 ounces and ripen to beautiful deep garnet red with some dark chocolate brown and black. These smooth, round tomatoes are juicy and have a rich flavor that makes them score well in taste tests. It should be harvested when its upper half has turned dark but still shows traces of green. The crop is early and prolific. This heirloom is suited for patio gardens. Black Prince has a deep and sweet flavor that is unbeatable for eating fresh or used in cooking.

Seeds grown by Swift River Farm in Salmon, Idaho.

30 seeds.

Directions: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost and transplant out after. Bury past first set of leaves, add eggshells to soil for calcium, and provide support.

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