Tomato - Cressy Charm
Bob Reid Exclusive
Tomato – Cressy Charm
TOMATO: CRESSY CHARM
A BOB REID EXCLUSIVE
PLANT SIZE: BUSH
FRUIT SIZE: MEDIUM
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: FRESH/SALAD
Selected by Bob Reid many years ago for its early fruit production and tasty little fruits. Great for eating fresh in a salad or straight from the plant. It is fast to establish a small open bush that produces flowers and fruit a month before all other varieties germinated and transplanted at the same time. Suitable for growing in pots and in small gardens.
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 1 metre apart.
DAYS TO HARVEST
56 – 70 Days
APPROX 12 SEEDS