Tomato - King Humbert
Cherry & Grape
Tomato – King Humbert
TOMATO: KING HUMBERT (REI UMBERTO)
PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: CHERRY
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: DRYING, SAUCES, & FRESH
Italian heirloom, ancient variety first listed 1885.
Grows up to 2m tall.
A productive and vigorous variety bearing red fruits which are shaped somewhere between square and pear.
They are good for drying, sauces and fresh eating.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, (INSIDE) Plant out after risk of frost when soil temperature reaches 16ºC+.
Temperate: SEP-DEC Transplant or direct sow outside only when soil temperatures reach 16ºC+.
Sub – Tropical: (FROST FREE ZONES) MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP,
(Can be grown year-round but risk of disease increases when sown in hotter months.)
Tropical: Late April to the beginning of July.
Well-drained rich soil.
Raise in seedling tray, sow 6mm deep and keep moist.
Remove bottom leaves when planting and plant deeply to promote strong growth.
Plant 50cm apart.
Pinch out laterals leaving 1-2 leaders.
Grow on a support.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 20 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN