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Tomato 'Black Sea Man'   

Solanum lycopersicum

Black Sea Man is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Black Sea Man'). 'Black Sea Man' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Brown and   Army green.

Medium to large (12-16oz) fruit from a potato-leafed plant.
Fruit ripen from green, to red, to mahogany with green on their shoulders. Can be grown well in medium to large containers as well!

It is an Fruit and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Black Sea Man is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Russia is thought to be the country of origin for Black Sea Man.

Black Sea Man Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Tomato 'Black Sea Man'

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Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Black Sea Man is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. As a rough idea of the types of climates Black Sea Man does best in, check to see if your local area is within USDA Hardiness Zones 3 and 14. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 as Tomato is a moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Black Sea Man from seed

Ensure a distance of 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Black Sea Man about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Black Sea Man

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Black Sea Man is a tender plant.

Harvesting Black Sea Man

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Tomato 'Black Sea Man' information

How long does Black Sea Man take to grow?

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When should I sow Black Sea Man?

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Tomato Black Sea Man Etymology

Heirloom tomato from Russia, with a very delicious and complex flavour and a highly interesting colour.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Black Sea Man'

Seaman, Black Seaman

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