Re: [gardeners] Catalogs

Cheryl & Erich Schaefer (
Wed, 14 Jan 1998 16:41:43 -0500 (EST)

>Cheryl wrote:
>> I clearly missed something. What is Black from Tula? Cheryl
>It's an O.P. tomato I grew last year. Of the approximately 75
>different varieties, it and Dinner Plate were the two best in taste.
>Black from Tula was the most productive of all tomatoes. It is a
>Russian variety...much tastier and better producing than Black Krim
>(a good one, by the way). Average yield of 12 ounce tomatoes per
>plant was between 30-40. Produced from late-May through September. I
>was very impressed with it. I've told Fox Hollow about it and they
>said they would grow it this year to produce seed. Am also going to
>send seed to SESE. A tomato this good deserves to be better known.
Might I beg to be included for a couple of seeds? If so, send me your snail
mail for a SASE. Thanks.  Cheryl

Cheryl Schaefer
Zone 5 in the fabulous Finger Lakes of NY