maters: new variety – black beauty

This gorgeous, fuzzy, frilly thing is what I’m assuming is a Black Beauty heirloom tomato. (I got my starts mixed up after sowing the seeds.)

The tiny fruits have the longest sepals I’ve ever seen, thin and graceful.

This was the last variety I’m growing to develop buds, but went into overdrive this past week

Eventually, these should produce stunning, near-black fruit. (Photo below from the Baker Creek Seed Catalog.)

Because (as some of you may be figuring out) I prefer growing things of non-traditional colors…

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