Tomato Burpees Long Keeper | Members Only Preservation Pack


AVAILABILITY: Members only

GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum

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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!

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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.