Little Veggie Patch Co TOMATO 'BLACK RUSSIAN' HEIRLOOM SEEDS
It was the tomato that inspired Little Veggie Patch Co's business, and in particular this old heirloom variety that produces a dark skinned, almost purple coloured, sweet fleshed tomato of the absolute highest quality.
Makes the perfect gift for tomato lovers and tomato growers!
When to plant black Russian tomato in Australia
Zone 1: October–December
Zone 2: August–December
Zone 3: August–January
Zone 4: April–July
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
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
No.of seeds: 50
**Shipping - Not to Western Australia**
Little Veggie Patch Co TOMATO 'BLACK RUSSIAN' HEIRLOOM SEEDS will make a great gift for a green thumb.