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TOMATO Brandywine

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Lycopersicon esculentum

Family: Solanaceae

Subfaimly: Solanoideae

Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine

Seeds per packet: 25

 

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Dating to 1885; this is by far the best known of all heirlooms and for good reason. Everyone who tastes it is enchanted by its superb flavour. The fruits have a very large beefsteak shape coloured red-pink.

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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