Tomato “Yellow Pear” Heirloom Seeds
Tomato “Yellow Pear” Heirloom Seeds

Tomato “Yellow Pear” Heirloom Seeds

The Little Veggie Patch

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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

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

No.of seeds: 50

 

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