Tomato Ponsonby Red | Members Only Preservation Packet


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GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum

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Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Ponsonby/Auckland
Number of Seeds: 20

Description: Sent in by M.C. Ataya of Glendene Auckland in 2000. It was bought at a market in Ponsonby Road and is a stand-out tomato for organic greenhouse production. It is a medium sized round very red tomato with long bunches and huge production of even, good tasting fruit.

Planting Instructions: Plant into trays late September and prick out at 3cm diagonal spacing when first leaves appear. 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 1 m wide bed. Needs staking.