Tomato - Laketa
Tomato – Laketa
PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: MEDIUM
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: PASTES & SAUCES
An American heirloom from 1958 introduced by Merlin W. Gleckers.
Possessing the highest level of fruit solids of any tomato, these long pointed pink fruits are said to produce the most unique flavoured pastes and sauces.
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