Tomato Island Bay Italian
GENUS: Lycopersicon SPECIES: lycopersicum
Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Wellington/ Island Bay
Number of Seeds: 15
Description: Indeterminate. An outstanding, large, even sized, very red tomato with very full flavour. Great for both eating and processing. Very healthy bushes. Kay grows this one in her home garden!
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.