Tomato - Valiant
Tomato – Valiant
PLANT SIZE: VINE
FRUIT SIZE: MEDIUM
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: FRESH
American heirloom, bred from Stokesdale and first offered in 1930.
Grows up to 1.5m high.
Round red globes with good, mild, sweet flavour.
Sets well in cooler areas and has versatile uses.
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 45cm apart.
Pinch out laterals leaving 1-2 leaders.
Grow on a support.
DAYS TO HARVEST
65 – 80 Days
APPROX 20 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN