True Black Brandywine, Tomato

Rohrer Seeds

About- This variety was developed in the late 1920s by Dr. Harold E. Martin near West Chester, PA. It is believed Dr. Martin crossed a Red Brandywine with the original Brown Beefsteak to develop this variety. The potato-leaf-shaped plant is known to produce extra-large, deeply-colored, sweet-flavored, black to purple tomatoes. 

When and Where to Plant- Start indoors 8–10 weeks before your last frost. Transplant into well-drained soils in an area with full sun

Care and Harvest- Support with stakes or cages. Water frequently at the coolest part of the day. Harvest individual tomatoes as they ripen.

Growth Habit- Indeterminate

Planting Depth- 1/4"

Plant Spacing- 24 - 36"

Spacing Between Rows- 36" - 60"

Days to Germination- 7-14

Days to Maturity- 70-75 days from transplant

Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 100