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Tomato -Black Russian Tula Heirloom
Welcome ! Common Name: Tomato, Black from Tula
Latin: Solanum lycopersicum
This is a deep dark tomato that has a wonderfully sweet delicious flavor. The tomatos weigh from 8 to 12 ounces each. This orgainic heirloom variety originally came out of Tula, Russia.
The darker the tomato the higher the content of lycopene. Lycopene is an anti-oxidant that is responsible for the removal of free radicals from the body, 10 time more effective the vitamin E. Tomatoes are the ultimate preventative medicine.
After the potential danger of frost in your area has passed, purchase your tomato plants. If you are growing your plants from seed, start at least six to eight weeks before the last frost is expected.
Adjust your tomato plants to the outdoors before planting them. Place them outside during the day once the weather warms up and the temperature consistently reaches 50°F. Once the nighttime temperatures consistently reach 50°F, place the plants outside fro the entire day and night.
Happy Planting...leave your troubles in the soil as you weed your garden.....