Tomato Yellow Pear
GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Auckland
Number of Seeds: 20
Description: Indeterminate. Gifted to Kōanga by both Derek Deeming, and Henry Harrington. This one is an excellent tasting, cherry size pear shaped tomato as well as being a heavy, long cropper, and very disease resistant. It was one of the last to give up in the autumn as well.
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.