Approximately 25 seeds
Determinate. Italian heirloom famous for sauces & sun-drying. These bushy plants require a large tomato cage for support and produce trusses of 1-2 oz red, plum shaped fruit. Huge, continuous harvest. Benefits from starting indoors. Determinate varieties do not need pruning; fruit ripens within a concentrated time period. Seed from a small organic farm in B.C.
Companions: Basil, Borage, Carrots
Germinates best in warm soil at 24-29°C with moderate moisture.
Plant Spacing : 12-18” Row Spacing: 4-6’ apart.
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4" deep. At first true leaf, pot-up to 4" pots. Grow at a constant 16–21°C. Harden off before transplanting into the soil. Plant deeply to encourage strong rooting. Water seedlings with a high-phosphate fertilizer solution at planting to help boost early yields.