Tomato- Red Fig

Tomato- Red Fig

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Solanum Lycopersicum | Packet

Standard Seed Packet, 50 Seeds

'Tomato- Red Fig' seeds

Solanum lycopersicum

Synonyms: Lycopersicon esculentum

  • Semi-determinate, compact habit
  • Red pear shaped fruits
  • Great for drying

Semi-determinate variety with a compact habit. Well know heirloom tomato popular in the 1800's producing an abundance of small pear-shaped red fruits. Plant has a compact habit and produces small sweet thin-skinned fruits which ripen quickly. Popular for preserving, chutneys, drying, snacking and use in salads or on pizza. Early variety producing fruit around 10 weeks from planting.

Seeds per gram: 510
Product code: E5-14

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Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and early summer (or after frost)
Germination 5-10 days @ 21-27°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 80cm
Plant Spacing 70cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 70 days

*Notes: Plants may need staking. Keep well watered. Pick when mature to encourage more fruit. To reduce the risk of disease do not water overhead. Rotate crops: do not plant in the same position two years in a row.