Japonskij Black Truffle is a 3 to 4″ inch long pear-shaped, black Russian heirloom tomato with gorgeous green shoulders and an unforgettable rich deep smoky, chocolaty flavor. A rare heirloom tomato variety known for its superior quality fruits.
Originally from Russia, this variety bears medium-sized fruits with a rich flavor. Potato leaved plants. High yields of blemish-free fruits that rarely crack. 80 days.
Originally, a stock of red pear shaped tomatoes were imported to the former Soviet Union which soon became popular.
In Russia, these varieties are found more among the highest end seed dealers and even with the Russian Federation’s struggling economy, high prices are often fetched for Truffle Tomatoes.