Tomato
Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Zigan'

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: Zigan
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Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Ferment seeds before storing

Growing Habit:

Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Shape:

Plum

Standard

Fruit Size:

Medium (under one pound)

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Fruit Colors:

Purple

Black

Striped

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh, salad

Fresh, slicing

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Type:

Regular Leaf

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Oct 6, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Black tomato with smooth, dark red-purple skin, with greenish shoulders and streaked belly (click on photos). It is important to note thought that the fruits must be picked unripe for best flavor. Otherwise, they taste rather bland. Very rare! Russia.