Tomato - Keepsake
Tomato – Keepsake
PLANT SIZE: BUSH
FRUIT SIZE: OXHEART
CULINARY APPLICATIONS: FRESH
Possibly related to the long keeper tomato.
It keeps for up to 6 weeks once picked.
Rare and beautiful red chunky 250g tomato that has the ability to suspend ripening while on the bush – and will only overripen once picked.
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
70 – 80 Days
APPROX 20 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN