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Tomato 'Black Russian' Heirloom Seeds

It was the tomato that inspired our business, and in particular this old heirloom variety that produces a dark skinned, almost purple coloured, sweet fleshed tomato of the absolute highest quality.
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Tomato 'Black Russian' Heirloom Seeds

PRODUCT DETAILS

It was the tomato that inspired our business, and in particular this old heirloom variety that produces a dark skinned, almost purple coloured, sweet fleshed tomato of the absolute highest quality. 

 

When to Plant
Zone 1: October–December
Zone 2: August–December
Zone 3: August–January
Zone 4: April–July

For zone map CLICK HERE

Soil
Tomatoes are very nitrogen- hungry, so prepare the soil by integrating nitrogen-rich pea or broad bean plants into your soil as a green manure. Alternatively, mix compost and chook manure through your patch a fortnight prior to planting.

Soil pH Level 5.5–7.5

Position 
Choose a sunny, well-drained spot in your patch, preferably a place you haven’t grown tomatoes in the previous season. 

How to Plant
Propagate in seed trays. Tomatoes are suitable larger pots, but prefer an in-ground veggie patch. It’s recommended to pinch out the first side shoots to encourage plant growth.

Spacing 40–60 cm

Depth 0.5cm - 1cm

Companion Plants
Basil, Marigold

No.of seeds: 50 

 

 

SHIPPING & RETURNS

Returns Policy

You can choose between a refund, exchange or credit when goods are faulty, have been wrongly described, are different to the product purchased on the website or don’t perform as advertised. Please read all product descriptions and choose carefully as we do not normally give refunds if you change your mind or make a wrong decision when ordering. But we are humans, so of course we will consider any request on its merit.

Shipping

As a guide only, express orders are dispatched within 1-2 business days, while standard orders are dispatched within 2-3 business days from placing an order. In the event that an item is not available we will notify you – via email, text or phone call – to arrange an agreeable alternative or a full refund. Veggie crate orders are typically fulfilled within 7-10 days, however it is best to check before you purchase.

We send seed packet only orders under $50 via Australia Post envelope post, so we recommend choosing express postage if you are in a hurry. For all seed packet only orders $50 or over, there is free express shipping.

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