Sosulka Chernaya

Copyrighted © photo courtesy of Tatiana's TOMATObase

Sosulka Chernaya, AKA Black Icicle. Discovered by Aleksey Kulik of Ukraine in his tomato fields. He does not remember the original variety that gave birth to the accidental cross, other than that it had pink plum shaped fruits. Aleksey Kulik selected a segregation with black elongated fruits and shared it with his partner and friend Denis Terentiev, who offered the seeds commercially in Ukraine and Russia after it was stabilized. First introduced commercially in North America by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds under its translated name Black Icicle. Semi-determinate 3-4′, regular leaf plant produces medium-sized mahogany-brown elongated, pointed tomatoes with firm texture and sweet complex flavors. Keeps well and ripens well off of the vine. Late season until frost. Copyrighted © photo by Taryn Koerker, courtesy of Tatiana’s TOMATObase.
Seeds available at Tatiana’s TOMATObase Seed.

Varieties
Heirloom / Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Brown
Flesh Colors
Black
Fruit Shapes
Elongated / Plum/Pear/Piriform
Fruit Sizes
Medium
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Salad
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Semi-Determinate
Origins
Ukraine
Leaves
Regular
Flavors
Sweet