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Tomato 'Paul Robeson'

25 Seeds. 85 Days. Solanum lycopersicum. Indeterminate.


Tomato 'Paul Robeson' has dark red fruits that weigh between 7 to 10 ounces. The taste is tangy, smoky, and sweet. This Russian heirloom is one of the best-tasting black tomatoes.


This tomato was named after Paul Robeson, who was an equal rights activists and opera singer. You can read the history of Paul Robeson and this special tomato here.


Sowing Tomato Seeds:


Start seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost date, 1/8 inch deep. Transplant outside 2 weeks after the last frost date. Plant tomatoes deep in the soil for a better root structure. Space 3 feet apart. Full sun. 


Photo courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds

Tomato 'Paul Robeson'

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