Kardinal Tchyornyi

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Kardinal Tchyornyi
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color black
Fruit shape
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Russia
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Kardinal Chernyi - ripe fruit. 2014-08-19.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Purple/black slightly ruffled fruits are 3-6 oz. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Al Anderson of Troy, Ohio (OH AN A) 08

Year grown: 2014

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


80 days, indet., regular leaf plant with high yield of 6-12 oz reddish black fruit with excellent flavor.

Seed source:

Luc Fichot, Belgium (BELG FI L) 05 / Russian CV

Year grown:



  • Introduced to SSE members by Luc Fichot (BELG FI L) in 2005, who said it was from a Russian commercial vendor. As of 2011, this tomato is not commercially available in Russia.
  • Introduced commercially in North America by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2015.

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Russian name: Кардинал Чёрный

The name means 'Cardinal Black' in Russian.

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