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‘Aker’s West Virginia Black’ is a variety discovered by Tatiana Kouchnareva in 2006 among ‘Aker’s West Virginia’ tomato plants. It is probably an accidental cross of ‘Aker’s West Virginia’ with an unknown black tomato variety.
‘Aker’s West Virginia Black’ produces medium to large (6-16oz./180-480g), flattened, and slightly ribbed brown/black beefsteak-type tomatoes. Very meaty and juicy flesh and excellent, rich tomato flavor. Indeterminate, tall, and strong, regular leaf plants with a very good yield. Late, about 85-90 days to maturity.