Tomato Yellow Pear
GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Auckland
Number of Seeds: 30
Description: Indeterminate. Gifted to Koanga 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 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.