Tomato Seeds - Black From Tula
- Seed Count: 25 Seeds
- Maturity: 70-75 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Plant Height: 36-48 inches
- Growth Habit: Indeterminate
- Origin: Tula region, Russia
- Flavor Profile: Deep, smoky flavor
- Soil pH: 6.0-6.8
- Sunlight Requirements: Full Sun
History: The Black From Tula Tomato is an esteemed heirloom variety originating from the Tula region in Russia. Known for its hardiness and ability to thrive in challenging climates, this variety has been a staple in Russian culinary traditions for generations. Its resilience and unique flavor profile have made it a favored choice among gardeners and chefs alike, preserving its legacy through the years.
Uses: The Black From Tula Tomato is renowned for its rich, smoky flavor and striking mahogany color. These tomatoes are versatile in the kitchen, enhancing the taste of sauces, soups, and stews. Their firm yet juicy texture makes them an excellent choice for fresh consumption in sandwiches and salads, adding a depth of flavor that is hard to match. The distinctive taste of this heirloom variety makes it a sought-after ingredient for a variety of culinary creations.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: To successfully grow Black From Tula Tomatoes, select a sunny location with well-drained soil, maintaining a pH of 6.0-6.8. As an indeterminate variety, these plants will produce fruit continuously throughout the growing season and can reach up to 4 feet in height. They require support, such as staking or caging, to manage their growth. Plant the seeds 1/4 inch deep and space them 36 inches apart, with rows 48 inches apart. Consistent watering is important, but be careful to avoid wetting the leaves excessively to reduce the risk of disease. With proper care, these plants will yield a bountiful harvest of flavorful, smoky tomatoes, true to their Russian heritage.