Tomato 'Brandywine Black'
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PACKAGING: Sachet Zip lock 12 - 15 SEEDS
1. Original Name: Brandywine Black. Also known as Black Brandywine.
2. History: An heirloom variety being almost 100 years old. Bred by Dr. Harold E. Martin (Pennsylvania, USA) from a cross between Brandywine and Fejee Improved as early as in 1920. The first plants had distinct potato leaves. However, they later appeared to have regular leaves as well. There are eight regular leaves per 250 potato leaves. So this means that Brandywine Black can have regular leaves as well (which used to be considered an instable line) and is a stable variety now. Our plants have potato leaves.
3. Plant Specifications: Mid-season. Indeterminate bush, growing up to 6 feet (180 cm) tall. Large potato leaf.
4. Training Instructions: It is recommended to train the plant to two or three main stems, and staking and pruning are a must.
5. Shape and Weight: Beefsteak fruits. Weight: 7-10.6 oz. (200-300 g).
6. Color: Brown and red. The flesh is meaty and juicy. The fruits may have small ribs and a green spot in the shoulders, which turns darker when fully ripe.
7. Flavor Profile: A very pleasant sweet taste with a fruity and tomato flavor.
8. Culinary Use: Ideal for eating fresh.