Tomato Purple Calabash Organic

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A very unusual shaped purple Heirloom variety seen as far back as the 16thcentury in herbal books. Despite its odd looks it delivers a very distinctive and strong slightly sharp tomato flavor. Fantastic in salads for both its flavour and stunning colour.

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Tomato Purple Calabash Organic

Tomato Purple Calabash Organic. A very unusual shaped purple Heirloom variety seen as far back as the 16thcentury in herbal books. Despite its odd looks it delivers a very distinctive and strong slightly sharp tomato flavor. Fantastic in salads for both its flavour and stunning colour. Indeterminate.

 Cultivation Advice Tomato Purple Calabash Organic

  • Sow in spring under glass or on a windowsill 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,
  • either plant in their growing position in the greenhouse
  • or gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions
  • and plant out 18 inches apart in a warm and sunny spot in moist,
  • fertile well drained soil and keep watered.
  • Best stopped at the 5th truss under glass and 3rdtruss outdoors.
  • Perfect under glass or outside in a sheltered location in a good British summer.