74 days. (Indeterminate) [Russian heirloom. Original seed sent to SESE by Marina Danilenko, a Moscow seedswoman. Named after Paul Robeson, performer of “Old Man River” and operatic vocal artist who was an advocate of equal rights for Blacks. His artistry was appreciated world-wide, especially in the Soviet Union, and hence this tomato bearing his name.] Like other so-called black tomatoes the fruit is more of a dusky dark red with dusky dark green shoulders. 6-oz. fruits, 2 x 4-5 in., borne two to a cluster. Excellent flavor. Pkt.
  • Item # 49161

Purple & Black

Solanum lycopersicum
Please see Tomato Cultural Notes for growing information.
Codes refer to our Key to Tomato Disease Tolerance.
Packet: Seed size varies considerably; 0.16 g unless noted (about 40-83 seeds) sows 100 ft.