Paul Robeson

Photo: Paul Robeson.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: Russia

Season: Mid

Leaf Type: Narrow

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Fruit Size: 10 oz.

Fruit Shape: Flattened Globe

Skin Color: Black

Flesh Color: Black

Availability: Seed Exchange, Commercial

Comments: Flavor complex sweet yet tangy? Distinctive rishness? Earthy flavor?

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences