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Tim’s Black Ruffle

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About Tim’s Black Ruffle

‘Tim’s Black Ruffle’ tomato is a beautiful, strongly ribbed fruit. Large, indeterminate, regular-leaf tomato plants yield the most beautiful 8-10 oz., brilliant garnet-purple, and pleated tomatoes. The plant is moderate to heavy producer of fruit. The fruit is packed with the delicious flavors you would expect from the best of the black tomatoes. Sweet, well-balanced, and meaty. Makes a great purple tomato sauce and addition to the tomato salad.

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Smokey / Sweet
Flesh Color
Black
Fruit Color
Purple
Fruit Shape
Ribbed
Fruit Size
Large / Medium
Leaf Type
Regular
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Open Pollinated

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    a customer

    I bought my seeds for 2019 and broke my back, so I put them in a peanut butter jar until now. Back is still broken, but I've gotten used to it and put a couple seeds in the little seed starter terrarium. One has sprouted. I feel that means the rest will, too. I got a real late start, but I feel I still have time to get at least a few tomatoes.

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