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Homs 11 Tomato rare Syrian Heirloom Irish grown

€2,80 EUR
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Homsi tomato or Homs 11 tomato is an indeterminate heirloom tomato variety from Homs, in Syria. This potato leaf tomato plant produces good yields of medium size red tomatoes, ribbed and slightly flattened, quite sweet with an incredibly intense taste of traditional tomato.  We have been harvesting these tomatoes for the last few months and we are quite surprised at the resilience of the plants that have been producing up to know and are still showing new flowers. This is one that is very close to our heart as the seeds were given to us by a family member. 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: 80-120 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.