Considered one of the best black tomatoes, it’s always a favorite in taste tests with the bold, rich, sweet and smokey flavor that the blacks are known for. Fine flesh texture makes them great for fresh eating. The color is deep maroon and turns nearly black in hot weather with plentiful sunlight. It makes beautiful dark slices. The medium-sized beefsteaks have slightly flattened fruits that weigh 10-15 oz. each. The name “Krim” comes from Crimea, a peninsula in the Black Sea, where the tomato was discovered by Russian soldiers during the Crimean War of 1852. High yielding, vigorous plants grow to 4-7 feet and do best with strong staking or tall cages. Indeterminate, 80 days from transplant. Packet contains at least 30 seeds.