Carbon Tomato pk/20


80 days. Lycopersicon esculentum. Plant produces good yields of large 12 oz reddish black tomatoes. The tomatoes are very flavorful and turn reddish black (black tomato) when mature. One of the best tasting black tomato on the market. Excellent for salads and sandwiches. Indeterminate. pk/20

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TM241-20

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I grew this for the first time this year here in northern Virginia. It has done well. Yields were a bit below what I'd hoped for, but I chalk that up to growing the plants in 5 gallon buckets instead of in the ground. I've had some cracks on the top, which is just a cosmetic issue and is, again, probably due to growing in too small of a container (to be fair, though, I haven't had cracking with many of my other varieties). The taste is simply fantastic. It has a strong, distinctive tomato taste and when I take a bite from a carbon and then from an early girl or beefsteak, there is simply no comparison. I love this tomato and will grow many next year!
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I have grown this variety in BC, Canada since I discovered it several years ago. It is probably my favourite large black tomato for flavour for fresh eating. I now only grow red tomatoes for cooking and sauces.
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