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Rita's Black
Country Belgium  +
Description Indet, potato leaf plants. Round or slightly oval or pear shaped brown/black fruits. 3-7 oz. Very good, sweet and smokey flavor. No cracking. Super productive. Better for canning than for fresh eating. Similar to [[Japanese Trifele Black]].
Fruit color black  +
Fruit shape round  + , pear  +
Fruit size medium  +
Fruit type slicer  +
Growth habit indet.  +
History * Val and Dan McMurray (B.C MC D), who act * Val and Dan McMurray (B.C MC D), who actively exchanged seeds with European growers, asked Rita De Clereq in Belgium to try and get hold of some of the local Belgium "heirlooms" or family varieties when they started trading with her. She found four varieties, two of which appeared to be the same, and which were later named [[Belgian Farmer's Beefsteak]], [[Belgian Pounder]] and [[Belgian Heart]], as the original names have long since been forgotten. * [[Rita's Black]] was a spot of [[Belgian Pounder]], and it was named after Rita De Clereq. ]], and it was named after Rita De Clereq.
Leaf potato  +
Maturity midseason  +
Member code Category:B.C KO T + , Category:B.C MC D +
Related Belgian Farmer's Beefsteak + , Belgian Pounder + , Belgian Heart +
Seed source Dan and Val McMurray of Wynndel, British Columbia, Canada (B.C MC D) 08 / Rita De Clereq, Belgium / collected from farmers in her local area
Variety type open-pollinated  +
Vendor Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds + , Gleckler Seedmen +
Year grown 2017  +
Categories Tomato Variety List  + , Tomato Seeds  + , Potato Leaf Tomatoes  + , Indeterminate Tomatoes  + , Black Tomatoes  + , Paste Tomatoes  + , Belgian Tomatoes  + , Heirloom Tomatoes  + , B.C MC D  + , Tatiana's 2017 Growout List  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 3 January 2018 05:31:18  +
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