Red Russian Tomato (50 Seeds)

Solanum lycopersicum
50 Seeds/pkt
  • Climbing (indeterminate)
  • Russian Heirloom variety
  • Medium sized fruits

$2.75 inc GST

Red Russian Tomatoes

$2.75 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Russian Heirloom variety. Climbing. Plants produce medium sized fruit that mature to dark red. Fruits have a very complex and well-balanced flavour. Great for salads, sandwiches and drying.

The tomato Red Russian as a plant can reach a height of about 160 cm – 62 inches. The fruits are flat-round, slightly ribbed, and can weigh up to 350 grams the ‘Red Russian’ tomato is robust and tolerant of disease, but also of cold temperatures and heat and drought in high summer. It is, therefore, suitable for the greenhouse, but also the tub and the field.

Planting Guide

Method: Direct or Seedling Trays
Planting Depth: 5mm
Best Planting Season/s: , , ,
Germination: 5 to 10 days at 21-27ºC
Life Cycle: Annual
Row Spacing: 60-70cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 80 days
Other: Plants need staking. Prune plants to two main stems. Keep well-watered. Pick when mature to encourage more fruit. To reduce the risk of disease do not water overhead. Rotate crops: do not plant in the same position two years in a row.