Tomato 'Black Zebra' Seeds

A cross between a black tomato and Green Zebra tomato.

Availability: In stock

$2.95

Details

The plants produce good yields of 3 to 4 oz. deep burgundy tomatoes with jagged green stripes on the outside and a solid mahogany colored flesh on the inside. The tomatoes are sweet, juicy and have a rich, complex tomato flavor. This variety is a cross between a black tomato and Green Zebra tomato. Excellent for salads and sandwiches. Suitable for home gardens and market growers.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Lycopersicon lycopersicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From herbaceous stem cuttings, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Ferment seeds before storing
Open Pollinated (OP) Yes
Usage Fresh, salad, Fresh, slicing
Fruit Color Black, Green, Red, Striped
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25