Gaia Organic Seeds- Indigo Rose Tomato
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Indigo Rose Tomato | Solanum lycopersicum | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom
Indeterminate type. Mid-season, anthocyanin filled 1-2 oz tomato that turns dark purple on the top after exposure from the sun. Bred by Jim Myers at OSU. Sweet and tangy tasting.
Companion plants: Basil, Parsley, Sunflower, Carrot, Asparagus, Thyme, Beans, Marigold, Alliums, Peppers, Nasturtium, Celery, Cucumber.
Far from: Brassicas, Dill, Corn, Beet, Fennel.
Planting tip: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before planting date. Reduce water and nitrogen intake when hardening off. Staking required for indeterminate type.
Harvesting tip: For best taste harvest when the tomato is fully ripe and has expressed all its full color. One can also harvest when the tomato is green and has expressed its first blush; in this case, let tomato ripen off-vine at a temperature above 21°C.
Storage tip: Store at 12-21°C with a relative humidity of 95%. Tomato may damage at a temperature of 10°C.