Santorini (Italian Flat) Tomato (50 Seeds)

Solanum lycopersicum
50 Seeds/pkt
  • Climbing (indeterminate)
  • Well adapted to dry conditions
  • High yielding

$3.50 inc GST

Santorini Tomatoes

$3.50 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Climbing (indeterminate). Originally from the Greek Island of Santorini, and historically grown with very little water, it is well adapted to dry conditions. This variety produces flat, round, 5-6cm fruits. Consistently maintaining its deep red colour, and with a sweet, slightly acidic flavour, it is perfect for salads, bottling or preserving as a tomato puree, paste or juice. Santorini tomatoes are alleged to be the richest fruits in lycopene in the world.

Planting Guide

Method: Direct
Planting Depth: 5mm
Best Planting Season/s: , , ,
Germination: 5 to 10 days at 21-27ºC
Life Cycle: Annual Frost Tender
Row Spacing: 60-70cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 70-80 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.
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