Tomato Island Bay Italian
GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Wellington/Island Bay
Number of Seeds: 15
Description: Indeterminate. An outstanding, large, even sized, very red tomato with very full flavour. Great for both eating and processing. Very healthy bushes. Kay grows this one in her home garden! The Italian boat builders and fishermen of Island Bay brought this seed lin to NZ
Planting Instructions: Plant into trays late September and prick out when first leaves appear at 3cm diagonal spacing. Handle touching the leaves only. When leaves touch, transplant into 10cm deep pots or trays to 10cm diagonal spacing. When 10-15cm high transplant into garden 50cm spacings in rows. Two rows per 1m wide bed. Needs staking.