Mixture of colours, shapes and culinary uses. Ideal for discovering different original tomatoes. Blanche de Picardie: early cream-coloured tomato. To be eaten raw. Brandywine: large pink fruit, flattened. Beefsteak type to be eaten cooked. Calabash red: small flattened and ribbed tomato, red. To be eaten raw or cooked. Cherokee chocolate: black tomato with a sweet taste. To be eaten raw or cooked. Green zebra: small round tomato with green and yellow stripes. To eat in a salad. Pink ox heart.
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: 60-90 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.