The Black Krim Tomato is an heirloom variety renowned for its distinctive flavor and striking appearance. Originating from the Isle of Krim on the Black Sea in the former Soviet Union, this indeterminate tomato is prized for its large, dark fruits, which range in color from deep red to a dusky purple-black. The tomatoes are often highlighted with greenish-brown shoulders and have a slightly flattened, globular shape. They are celebrated for their rich, smoky flavor with a hint of sweetness, making them a superb choice for slicing, salads, and gourmet dishes, where their bold taste and unique color can be showcased.
In terms of cultivation, Black Krim tomatoes are known for their hardiness and adaptability to a variety of growing conditions. They typically start to bear fruit within 75 to 90 days after planting. The plants require staking or caging due to their vigorous growth and the size of the fruits. Gardeners appreciate the Black Krim for its consistent production of large, flavorful fruits and its ability to thrive even in less-than-ideal conditions. The Black Krim Tomato not only offers a delightful culinary experience but also adds an intriguing aesthetic to any garden, making it a favored choice among tomato enthusiasts.
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New in-store pickup process for online orders only:
* This year you will be able to hand select your own tomatoes that we individually separate for all online orders
* There will no longer be an in-store pickup fee for your online tomato orders
* Pickup tomatoes here on your scheduled date
* Due to the uncontrollable nature of growing plants, some varieties will not make the grade. We will do our best to fulfill your complete order. We will also automatically refund you for any tomatoes or peppers that are not available.
* Individual plants may vary in size from the variety description. Seedlings are in limited supply and variety availability may vary.