The Believe It Or Not Tomato is an American Heirloom that produces good yields of large red beefsteak tomatoes weighing up to 900 g. The Believe it or not tomato has a smooth skin and is juicy, fleshy, sweet and flavorful. The Believe it or not tomato is an excellent slicing tomato, wonderful for sandwiches, for juicing or in salads. This is one that we will be growing again. Seeds grown and seed saved in Cork, Ireland.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-29°C
Germination time in days: 7-14 day
Indicative Days to maturity: 85 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow in pots from March, at a temperature between 16 and 20°C, under a well-lit shelter, 5 weeks before planting. Transplant the entire root ball in the ground, after the last frosts, at a minimum distance of 50 cm, burying the stem up to the first leaves. Water thoroughly when planting.