These eye-catching “black” heirloom tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) are actually closer to mahogany in color, with blushes of red and purple. Plants produce fruits the size of grapes with a complex flavor palette that should be expected. Indeterminate. A good tomato for backyard gardeners and flavor enthusiasts, but serious growers might want to double plantings to ensure yields for the marketplace.
100 days from seed to fruit production. Tomatoes are typically grown as annual crops but are actually perennials that can be grown year round in zones 10 and above. Seeds are certified organic by Oregon Tilth.