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Old March 10, 2018   #31
SpookyShoe
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I live on the Texas Gulf Coast with intense sun and heat (of course). I grow Cherokee Purple every year and it is a beautiful tomato with great taste. This is the second year I am growing Paul Robeson. New black varieties I'm trying this year are Black Cherry, Chocolate Cherry, and J.D.'s C-Tex early. My black tomatoes always have an intense hue. Photo is Chocolate Cherry 3-10-2018.

Donna, zone 9

P.S. The live oaks are dropping/putting on new leaves so the leaves are EVERYWHERE.
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Old March 10, 2018   #32
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Old March 18, 2018   #33
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Indian Stripe can handle shadier conditions and cooler temps. It's a must for me.
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Old March 18, 2018   #34
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I have mix results on Black Krim. First time, about 12 yrs ago did well in Atlanta. But 4 yrs ago did poorly in PNW. Then I found other blacks that I liked better like Indian Stripe Black from Tula , Cherokee Purple, . So I have no reason to go back to BK.
Mine survived in a neglected weed ridden garden without watering much.....the only one that produced a few tomatoes except for the red currants. Hot and dry might be more to their liking.
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