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Carbon

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.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Smokey / Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Black
Fruit Color
Brown
Fruit Shape
Oblate
Fruit Size
Large
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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