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Carbon

  • Variety
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Fruit Size
  • Culinary Use
  • Plant Type
  • Leaf Type
  • Flavor Profile

About Carbon

Big, regular-leaf tomato plants yielding prolific amounts of 10-14 oz., beautiful purple-brown, open-pollinated tomatoes. Color of tomatoes are most often darker than the photo here indicates, making this among of the darkest of the black tomatoes with delicious, rich, complex flavors. This tomato variety won taste test at Cornell Research Farm and Winner of the 2005 “Heirloom Garden Show” best tasting tomato award. Because of it’s productivity and flavor, Carbon is becoming popular to grow for commercial produce markets that are seeking more black tomatoes in their tomato mix.

Varieties
Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Brown
Flesh Colors
Black
Fruit Shapes
Oblate
Fruit Sizes
Large
Fruit Weights
10-14 oz
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad / Slicer
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Indeterminate
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Smokey / Well-balanced

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