Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine
Seeds per packet: 25
A prolific heirloom tomato with good quality fruit to 40mm that originally arrived in Australia from Italy in the 1930's.
A good salad tomato that has good disease resistance to blossom-end rot, leaf mould, early blight, and fusarium Wilt.
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