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Paul Robeson Tomato
Paul Robeson Tomato
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  • Open pollinated. 74 days. Indeterminate. Heirloom.
  • Juicy 4” black tomato from Siberia.
  • Paul Robeson Tomato , frequently described as sweet with a slight smokey quality to the flavor.
  • It performs well in cool  climates.
  • This variety is subject to cracking so use care to not over water.
  • We are pleased to offer this variety in answer to many customer requests.
  • Named for Paul Robeson, a distinguished Black American born in 1898

Planting Directions:  Plant seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting in  spring.  Sow seed 1/2” deep in sterile starting soil,  maintaining a soil temperature of 65˚ to  95˚. Germinates in 6-10 days if soil is kept at 85°.  When seedlings are 10 days old replant (if using seedling trays) into 2” or 4” pots. Transplant outdoors when soil temperatures are at least 70˚ in well drained soil enriched with organic matter or a general purpose fertilizer. Space plants 2’ to 3’ apart. Avoid high levels of nitrogen in the soil as this promotes vegetative growth and reduces yields. Water regularly during growing season and  reduce or withhold water when tomatoes begin to ripen.


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