Tomato Indigo Rose
Tomato Indigo Rose. A stunning coloured purple variety developed by years of natural cross breeding selection. The medium size fruits of around 70-80g have a plum like flavour, which is best when the colour changes from shiny purple to a dull purple-brown to complete the development of sugars and acids.
Reported to produce the highest anthocyanin levels of any tomato commercially available anywhere in the world and has the darkest colour. It can be as black as an aubergine at the unripe early growth stage. Best grown under in Glass in the UK. Indeterminate.
Cultivation Advice Tomato Indigo Rose
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,
plant in their growing position in the greenhouse 18 inches apart.