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PlantFiles: Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Nyagous'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lycopersicon (ly-koh-PER-see-kon) (Info)
Species: lycopersicum (ly-koh-PER-see-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Nyagous

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16 members have or want this plant for trade.

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Growing Habit:
Indeterminate

Fruit Shape:
Standard

Fruit Size:
Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)
Late (more than 80 days)

Fruit Colors:
Black

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh, salad
Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:
Regular Leaf

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Profile:

2 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive TinyPlantSale On Jul 1, 2011, TinyPlantSale from Keystone Heights, FL wrote:

I loved, loved, loved this tomato. Nice, sweet taste on perfect fruits.

Neutral David_Paul On Aug 11, 2007, David_Paul from Clinton, CT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Perfect fruits and high yield. No catfacing, splitting or cracking. No BER. Taste? Can't tell the difference between nyagous, Carbon and Noire de Crimee. All blacks grown this year (my first year putting out more than a few plants), including black cherry, are bland. Of 30 cultivars, the blacks were the least favorite of everyone. Not unpleasant, simply little taste at all. As growers in other areas say their blacks are wonderful, I have to assume a local factor was involved. The weather here was ideal for tomatoes. Perhaps they need a little stress. Because the crop was huge and no one came back for seconds, I slow roasted the blacks with olive oil and salt. That brought out some taste.

Positive Agrinerd On Aug 15, 2006, Agrinerd from Franklin, NC (Zone 6b) wrote:

This one did well for me. This is a black, but NOT prone to cracking and cat-facing. Good, complex, earthy flavor and blemish-free fruit borne in trusses. Juicy texture. The shoulders are a dark olive green that blends and fades into the brown and dark crimson from top to bottom. Brown and red interior with green gel.

Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 13, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Round 6 ounce fruits are actually a dark brownish grey.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Corte Madera, California
Clinton, Connecticut
Keystone Heights, Florida
Traverse City, Michigan
Germantown, New York
Troy, New York
Franklin, North Carolina
San Leanna, Texas



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