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Product Code: V 521
Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine
Seeds per packet: 25
This large, smooth, beefsteak fruit is very meaty with few seeds. It has a delicious, rich, sweet flavour and low acidity. Developed in the 1930 by a gardener who crossed his four biggest varieties for 6 years and selected the best one which he named "Mortgage Lifter". Harvest 85 days.
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
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.