Black Krim Tomato (Heirloom, 69 Days )

$ 2.25

Black Krim Tomato is an heirloom originally from the Crimea area on the northern coast of the Black Sea. Shiny, brownish-maroon fruits can appear almost black. This tomato produces medium-sized, 3-4” beefsteak tomatoes and is surprisingly a bit earlier than other heirlooms. Uniquely flavored with a mingling of sweet and acidic with a hint of saltiness. One of the first black tomato to be introduced to the market and known to be one of the best tasting black tomatoes around. Use for slicing, salads, and cooking. 

25 seeds



Solanum lycopersicum


Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-85ºF.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/4” deep

Starting Indoors: 6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 75-80ºF soil temperatures. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot, thin to the strongest seedling or use the 20 Row seedling flat, transplanting into individual pots when seedlings get their 3rd set of leaves. Fertilize the seedlings every 7-10 days with a liquid or water soluble fertilizer, diluted to ¼ of suggested measurement. Transplant out after the last frost. Space 24-36" apart

Sowing Outdoors: Only in areas with very long growing seasons. Sow after the last frost. 

Harvest: When fruit is red (or the color of the variety planted) and firm.

Tips: The Black Krim Tomato should be planted in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch, and provide even moisture. Plant deeper than they were growing in the containers as it makes a stronger root system. Apply a light compost tea every few weeks. Do not apply excessive nitrogen, which can promote excessive foliage and poor fruit set.