Tomato - Ned Kelly
Tomato – Ned Kelly
TOMATO: NED KELLY
PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: MEDIUM LARGE
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: PASTES, FRESH, DRYING, & BOTTLING
Good for pastes, fresh eating, drying, and bottling.
Grows up to 1.8 – 2.4m tall.
Irregular shaped, attractive red fruit that grows well in cooler climates.
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
75 – 85 Days
APPROX 12 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN