A flavorful tomato from Yugoslavia
Heirloom tomato said to originate from Yugoslavia. Mid-season, red variety that produces pink beefsteak fruits which can weigh up to a pound each. Fruits are balanced and have good old time tomato flavor. Very productive and vigorous. Indeterminate type that will need staking. This variety is perfect for slicing, for cooking and eating fresh.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil requirement: Well drained and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1.5 mm inch deep at soil temperature of 21 C. Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle when about 20 cm tall. Plant out 45 cm apart in warm and sunny spot. It is advised to grow tomatoes in a greenhouse or polytunnel.