Tomato 'Rumi Banjan' Seeds

An heirloom from Afghanistan.

Availability: In stock



Rumi Banjan is a very rare tomato. It was brought to the U.S. in 1937 from Afghanistan. I love the red marbling on the bottom and the stunning deep yellow color.

To read the history on them, check out Rumi Banjan Tomato History on the Four Daughters Farm site.  

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

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 Determinate
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; 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, slicing
Fruit Color Bicolor, Gold, Orange, Red, Red-orange, Yellow
Fruit Size Medium (under one pound)
Seeds Per Pack 25