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Mr Fothergills Tomato Big Beef F1

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Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum

 

Prolific crop on tall vines producing large fruits with old-time tomato flavour. Highly disease resistant (VFN among others), sets fruit even in cool, wet weather.

 

How To Grow

Sow late Winters through to early Summer – all year round in frost free areas. Sow 5mm (¼”) deep in pots or trays of seed raising mix compost, or direct to final growing position. Transfer to final fruiting position when sturdy enough. Water well and feed regularly when the first truss has set. Pinch out side shoots as they appear. Requires staking. Seedlings emerge 7-14 days.
 
When To Plant

 South Island: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

 North Island: Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Harvest  10-12 weeks
When to Sow/Plant  Spring, Summer, Winter

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Cashmere

Linwood

Yaldhurst

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Napier (Temporarily closed due to flood damage)

Havelock North

Palmerston North

 

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