Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

Tomato

Sowing periods

Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Nov 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Dec 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st
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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

This heirloom drying or bottling variety of tomato is a strong climbing plant with large up to 10cm, oxheart shaped, tasty fruit. It is especially good for cooking with a creamy consistency and few seeds. Needs staking. 80 seeds

Organic
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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

Considered by many to be the best sandwich tomato. This heirloom is large, meaty, holds together well (so your sanger does not get soggy!), thin skinned and most importantly has excellent flavour raw. A large, red tomato that averages 400 – 600 grams. Requires staking. 80 seeds.
 

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

A favourite heirloom as it has high yields, is easy to grow and most importantly it produces small round dark coloured tomatoes with a full, sweet flavour (and a touch ‘exotic’!). A vigorous producer that needs staking. 30 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

A Russian heirloom with deep purple-brown skin with large sized, flat shaped, good tasting juicy fruit. Handles a range of conditions including cooler climates. Yields well and relatively early. A vigorous, tough variety that requires staking. 80 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

This Russian heirloom medium sized, round tomato has dark red/chocolate coloured, sweet tasting fruit and requires staking. A vigorous, tough variety for poorer soils, where it produces good, flavoursome fruit. 80 seeds




 

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

An heirloom well known for its excellent flavour that is known as ‘well-balanced’ (a good mix of sweet with acid). A high yielding, indeterminate variety that requires staking and bares medium to medium-large, red fruit. 80 seeds.
 

1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

An Australian Heirloom. This old ‘work horse’ tomato, introduced as a commercial variety in 1931, is renowned for its good, tangy flavour. An early, staking variety, it dependably crops medium-sized, thin-skinned, orange-red fruits, ideal for bottling and freezing or eating fresh. 80 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

This small, round cocktail tomato produces gooseberry sized, deep golden yellow, scrumptious fruit over the early months of summer. Our favourite yellow tomato as it is early and prolific with a super fruity, sweet flavour and low acidity. Needs staking. Prepare the soil by digging in plenty of rotted organic matter and use lime if soil is acid. 50 seeds

Organic
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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

An Australian heirloom variety that produces 8-10cm red oblate fruit (meaning slightly flattened at the top and bottom). Produces good yields of tasty, well balanced fruit. An indeterminate variety that needs staking as it grows to 1.5m.  80 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

A heirloom variety from the Cherokee Indians taken up by settlers in the 1890s. A big ‘beefsteak’ tomato, ripening to a dusky purple-pink, with superb sweetness, dense juicy texture, large fruit & beautiful colour. An indeterminate variety that needs staking. 80 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

An Australian Heirloom. Bred in the 1950s in New South Wales, this commercial variety tolerates heat well. Earlier to produce and more prolific than Grosse Lisse, it has solid, big red fruit and excellent flavour. An indeterminate variety that needs staking. 80 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

An heirloom from Italy. This mid-season indeterminate variety produces large, ribbed, quince shaped tomatoes. This beautiful, creamy fruit is very flavoursome and used for slicing, sauces and pastes. Costoluto is a popular variety due to it full traditional flavour, which shines when slow roasted or cooked down into a rich sauce. 50 seeds