Paul Robeson Tomato
Here is the Paul Robeson Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum. The originates from Moscow, Russia and was introduced to the USA by Marina Danilenko who was a private seed seller in Moscow in the late 80's and 90's. This beefsteak tomato has a deep mahogany skin with a dark green shoulders and a dark red-purple flesh inside getting to about 3.5 to 4 inches across and weighting up to 1.5 lbs. The thing about this variety is the deep red or purple color they have! Plants can get to 6 feet tall in really good soil but plants tend to get to 5 feet tall. The fully ripened fruits will have a deep rich color to them. Great tasting tomatoes for salads, eating fresh and for tomato sauce and paste! Open pollinated indeterminate regular leaf mid season 72-87 days.
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