Tomato Chocolate Stripes

An unusual Heirloom prolific variety unique in both colour and quality of flavor.  Maturing mid- season very large, indeterminate, regular-leaf tomato plants with some disease resistance deliver large crops of 3-4 inch beefsteak type fruits of mahogany chocolate with dark, olive green-striping.

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Tomato Chocolate Stripes

Tomato Chocolate Stripes. An unusual Heirloom prolific variety unique in both colour and quality of flavor.  Maturing mid- season very large, indeterminate, regular-leaf tomato plants with some disease resistance deliver large crops of 3-4 inch beefsteak type fruits of mahogany chocolate with dark, olive green-striping. Fruits have a delicious, complex, rich, sweet, earthy tomato flavour and an ideal balance of meatiness and juicyness. Indeterminate. Matures 80+  days from first leaves.

Cultivation Advice Tomato Chocolate Stripes

  • Sow in spring 1/16 inch deep.  Germination takes around 6-14 days at 65-75F.
  • Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle into 3 inch pots.
  • Grow on under cooler conditions and when about 8 inches tall,
  • either plant in their growing position in the greenhouse
  • or gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions
  • and plant out 18 inches apart in a warm and sunny spot in moist,
  • fertile well drained soil and keep watered.
  • Provide support and tie in regularly.
  • Remove side shoots and restrict the plant to one main stem.
  • In late summer remove the growing tip to hasten ripening.