Heirloom Seeds - Tomato Yellow Pear
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The Little Veggie Patch Co. Tomato "Yellow Pear"
As the name suggested, this cherry variety produces yellow, pear shaped fruit that are sweet and juicy. Originating in Europe in the 18th century, this is a heavy yielding, heirloom staple for the home gardener.
When to Plant
Zone 1: October–December
Zone 2: August–December
Zone 3: August–January
Zone 4: April–July
Tomatoes are very nitrogen- hungry, so prepare the soil by integrating nitrogen-rich pea or broad bean plants into your soil as a green manure. Alternatively, mix compost and chook manure through your patch a fortnight prior to planting.
Soil pH Level 5.5–7.5
Choose a sunny, well-drained spot in your patch, preferably a place you haven’t grown tomatoes in the previous season.
How to Plant
Propagate in seed trays. Tomatoes are suitable larger pots, but prefer an in-ground veggie patch. It’s recommended to pinch out the first side shoots to encourage plant growth.
Spacing 40–60 cm
Depth 0.5cm - 1cm
No.of seeds: 50
Note: The Little Veggie Patch Co source all seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
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