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TOMATO Blue Ridge Mountain (Heirloom)

Lycopersicon esculentum

Stock: Available

$3.60

Family: Solanaceae

Subfaimly: Solanoideae

Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine

Seeds per packet: Approx. 25

 

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An Heirloom variety from the Blue Ridge Mountain area of North Carolina that produces large sized meaty pink beefsteak tomatoes up to 600g in weight and 15 cm across with a well-balanced flavour and texture.

A great versatile potato leaf variety that performs well in hot climates, high humidity as well as cool areas.

This tomato's excellent taste and meaty flesh make it an ideal tomato for eating fresh, cooking sauces and salsa..

Adaptable to most soils but produces the best fruit in a deep free-draining soil with consistent moisture in a sunny position. Protect from strong winds, support with stakes when required.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring

Sow: 6mm deep
For best results grow in seed raising trays of a quality seed raising mix. Keep warm and moist. Transplant when 5-7cm high.
Plant space: 75-100cm
Row Space: 50-60cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

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