Tomato Black Brandywine

An unusual Brandywine tomato (its regular leafed) black/brown on regular leafed indeterminate plants.

Description

Black Brandywine is a beefsteak tomato with a deep, rich, addictive flavour. Once you appreciate that the best tasting tomatoes do not have to be round and red, the flavours of the heirloom tomatoes can be really appreciated. Black tomatoes (for example Black Brandywine, Black Krim, Cherokee Purple and Japanese Black Trifele) have rich flavours and are ideal in cooking, providing a depth of colour to sauces.

A mid-ripening, indeterminate, regular-leafed, medium sized (6 - 12 oz), tomato with purple/mahogany fruits. The plants are high yielding and may need additional support. Note that fruits which are exposed to sunlight can develop green shoulders but this doesn’t affect the taste. Excellent tomato good both raw and cooked.

Black Brandywine
Black Brandywine
Black Brandywine

Quick Facts

  • Fruit Type: Beefsteak
  • Fruit Shape: Round/Boat
  • Fruit Size: Large
  • Fruit Colour: Black/Brown
  • Flesh Colour: Black
  • Plant Type: Indeterminate
  • Seed Type: Heritage?
  • Leaf Type: Regular
  • Time to Ripe: Mid/Late (70 - 90 Days)
  • Taste: Rich
  • Fruit per Truss: 6-10
  • Truss Spacing: 12-18 inches
  • Alternatives: True Black Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, Japanese Black Trifele, Black Krim
  • Our Source: Nicky's Seeds

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