Dwarf Golden Heart Tomato

$3.50

  • Solanum lycopersicum
  • Seed Packets contain approx 25 seeds.
  • Open Pollinated. Organically Grown Seed.

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Dwarf Golden Heart Tomato

Dwarf Golden Heart Tomato is one high yielding dwarf variety with very tasty and juicy fruits. Golden Heart grow to about 1 metre tall and produce heart shaped, canary yellow tomatoes which ripen around 75 days after transplant. Some staking is necessary because of the quantity of fruits which weigh the plant down.

Tomatoes are sweet but milder, very juicy, with nice texture. Fruits weigh around 30 to 80 grams.

2021/22 season: Sown Oct 3, planted outside Nov 26, ripening began early February with high yields by end of February.

Sow – Start on a heat mat ideally in late August to October and plant out after frost risk and soils around 10 deg at night (after 7 days consecutively).

Can start earlier if planting in a hothouse. 8 weeks on average from sowing to planting if using a heat-mat.

Spacing – 50cm

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  • The wild ancestor of the tomato is native to western South America. These wild versions were the size of peas. Aztecs and other peoples in Mesoamerica were the first to have domesticated the fruit and used in their cooking.
  • The Spanish first introduced tomatoes to Europe, where they became used in Spanish food.
  • In France, Italy and northern Europe, the tomato was initially grown as an ornamental plant. It was regarded with suspicion as a food because botanists recognized it as a nightshade, a relative of the poisonous belladonna.
  • This was exacerbated by the interaction of the tomato’s acidic juice with pewter plates.
  • The leaves and immature fruit contains tomatine, which in large quantities would be toxic. However, the ripe fruit contains no tomatine.

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