Tomato - Mr Stripey
Tomato – Mr Stripey
TOMATO: MR STRIPEY
PLANT SIZE: BUSH
FRUIT SIZE: MEDIUM
COLOUR: RED & YELLOW
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: DRYING, SAUCE, PASTE
PRESERVES & FRESH
English heirloom from 1930’s.
Good variety for drying, sauce, paste, preserves and fresh eating.
Red and yellow striped, sweet prolific producer.
We suspect there are a few versions – this is the smaller, slightly flattened globe.
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 1m apart.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 12 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN