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TOMATO Russian Red - LYCOPERSICON esculentum


NZ Prohibited

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 310


Family: Solanaceae
Sub-family: Solanoideae
Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine

Seed per packet: 25

A popular heirloom variety from Russia; scarlet red tomato of medium size with great taste that tolerates low night temperatures. 
These semi-tall upright plants have good leaf cover and should be staked to avoid wind damage. A very productive variety

Grow note:

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

TropicalAll 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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