Tomato Burpees Long Keeper | Members Only Preservation Pack
AVAILABILITY: Members only
GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Koanga since 2000
Number of Seeds: 15
Description: Indeterminate. This tomato was developed by the famous Atlee Burpee seed company before the days of refrigeration for it’s ability to ripen slowly after picking over a period of many months. The tomato never really goes bright red on the vine, you will get to know when to pick it for best results. If you have a cellar and live without power this tomato is a must! It is medium large round tomato with good taste and disease resistance. We love it!
For information from our tomato trial to help you decide which tomato varieties will be best for you.
Planting Instructions: Plant into trays late September and prick out when first leaves appear at 3 cm diagonal spacing. Handle touching the leaves only. When leaves touch, transplant into 10 cm deep pots or trays to 10 cm diagonal spacing. When 10-15 cm high transplant into garden 50 cm spacings in rows. Two rows per 1m wide bed. Needs staking.