Tomato – Burlesque (Blight Resistant)

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Burlesque’ is our new superstar-gorgeous, juicy and prolific. Lovingly bred by Burpee, these large, round vibrant, pure-red 280-350 g fruits entice with heirloom aromatics and tangy tomato sweetness.

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Tomato – Burlesque (Blight Resistant)

Tomato – Burlesque (Blight Resistant). ‘Burlesque’ is our new superstar-gorgeous, juicy and prolific. Lovingly bred by Burpee, these large, round vibrant, pure-red 280-350 g fruits entice with heirloom aromatics and tangy tomato sweetness. Ripening from early August, the large fruits are produced in clusters of three to four per truss. ‘ Burlesque’ tomatoes are easy to pick and show no cracking. Excellent blight resistance makes this useful beefsteak for outdoor growing in central and southern Europe.

Cultivation advice Tomato – Burlesque (Blight Resistant)

Sun: full sun

Height: 1.5-1.8 m

Spread: 100 cm

Fruit Size: 300 g

Days to Maturity : 65-70

Determinance: Indeterminate

Uses: greenhouse culture ( north), outdoor plants (south)

  • Sow in early spring 1/16 inch deep.  Germination takes around 6-14 days at 65-75F.
  • Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle into 3 inch pots.  Grow on under cooler conditions and when about 8 inches tall,  position in the greenhouse  and plant out 24-36 inches apart.
  • Provide support and tie in regularly.  Remove side shoots and restrict the plant to one main stem.  In late summer remove the growing tip to hasten ripening.