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The Little Veggie Patch Co Tomato 'Yellow Pear' Heirloom Seeds

The Little Veggie Patch Co Tomato 'Yellow Pear' Heirloom Seeds

$5.50

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As the name suggested, this cherry variety produces yellow, pear shaped fruit that are sweet and juicy. Originating in Europe in the 18th century, this is a heavy yielding, heirloom staple for the home gardener.

When to Plant
Zone 1* 
October–December

Zone 2: August–December

Zone 3: August–January

Zone 4: April–July
*Zone Map on rear of packet. 


Soil
 |
Tomatoes are very nitrogen- hungry, so prepare the soil by integrating nitrogen-rich pea or broad bean plants into your soil as a green manure. Alternatively, mix compost and chook manure through your patch a fortnight prior to planting.



Soil pH Level |
5.5–7.5

Position 


Choose a sunny, well-drained spot in your patch, preferably a place you haven’t grown tomatoes in the previous season. 



How to Plant |

Propagate in seed trays. Tomatoes are suitable larger pots, but prefer an in-ground veggie patch. It’s recommended to pinch out the first side shoots to encourage plant growth.



Spacing |
40–60 cm



Depth |
0.5cm - 1cm



Companion Plants
 |
Basil, Marigold
 
Approx 50 seeds per packet

Shipping
Please note seeds are not available for shipping to WA.
World-wide shipping available.
Item will ship within 10 days.