Tomato – Paul Robeson (Organic)


A big dusky red beefsteak Russian heirloom tomato with cult status in the US. Paul Robeson is a cult classic. Seed savers and tomato lovers are raving about this variety.

The fruits are large and beautiful with a dusky red colour and green shoulders, their flesh is firm and juicy. It’s most famous for its distinctive smokey sweet and tangy flavour.

Named after Paul Robeson (1898-1976) an African-American actor, athlete, opera singer and an outspoken political activist for racial equality and social justice. It is not the only reason why we offer this tomato in our catalogue. The flavoursome and special tomato just looks good in garden as well as the kitchen and we think it could be called one of the finest tomatoes in existence.
(Approximate seed count – 15)

Only 17 left in stock

Tomato growing calendar


When to sow: Jan-April

Spacing: 40 × 70cm

Tomato tips: Sow from end of January with a heated propagator, or in March without. Transplant into pots at 3-4 leaf stage and then transplant into final growing position in May. For outdoor growing plant after the last frost (mid – end of May).
Pots or growing bags are a popular growing system for gardeners, use at least 25cm pots for satisfactory results.

Additional information

Weight 0.002576 kg