Black Tom

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Black Tom
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color black
Fruit shape
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type
Country Russia
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Black Tom - ripe fruit. 2017-09-07.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Very high yield of round flattened brown/black fruits with green shoulders. 6-12 oz. Not the best black tomato we tried, but still pretty decent flavor.

Seed source:

Susan Anderson of Elgin, Texas (TX AN S) 09 / Horace "Big Red" Boynton Jr. of Bethelridge, Kentucky 06

Year grown: 2017

Location: Zone 6b, PNW, Columbia Valley (Lower Mainland), BC, Canada (780 ft above sea level)


80 days, indet., regular leaf plant, good yield of 6-12 oz, brown-red fruit with green shoulders, very good flavor.
Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 05 / Clay Foard, Castlegar, B.C. Canada 04 / PGRC


  • Said to be of Russian origin. (?) A.k.a. 'Black Tomato'.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2005 Yearbook by Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B), who obtained the seed from Clay Foard of Castiegar, BC, Canada in 2004.

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