TOMATO INDIAN RED RIVER RARE HEIRLOOM DELICIOUS FAST MATURING FRUITS ON A CLIMBING VINE. $1.30 $1.00

Indian River tomato was released in 1958 by the Florida Agricultural Experimental Station as a selection from a natural cross between Manalucie and Manalee. It has since become rare in cultivation and is never seen in supermarkets. Help bring it back from the brink!

A climber to 1.5m producing round smooth red fruit to 10cm with thick firm flesh. Produces heavily. Adaptable to most soils.

Grow Notes
Prefers full sun in moist, well-draining soil.

It may be necessary to supply a stake or alternate support for the plant such as a tomato cage.

Keep well-watered, water the soil not the leaves. To reduce the risk of disease do not water overhead.

Rotate crops: do not plant in the same position two years in a row to combat nematodes.

It may be necessary to supply a stake or alternate support for the plant such as a tomato cage.

Sow
Sow direct or raise seedlings in late Winter, Spring or early Summer for Temperate climates or all year round in the Tropics. Planting seeds at a depth of 5mm with 50cm plant spacing and 70cm row spacing.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
5-14 days at 21-27°C

Maturity
60-120 days

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Seed Count: 40
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