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Indeterminate. Violet- red, slightly flattened 4-5 inch fruits with nearly black shoulders have strong, exotic flavor that’s been described as “smoky” or “salty.” Russian variety named for the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. 70-90 days from transplant. OP
Care: Plant 24-36″ apart in rows 3-4′ apart in full sun. Plants grow 4-6′ tall; provide a cage or trellis.