Tomato 'Red Pear'
'Red Pear' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Red Pear' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
Indeterminate. Like ‘Yellow Pear’, this small, red pear shaped tomato makes a very nice salad garnish. The fruit typically weigh one-half ounce. The plants will tend to sprawl all over the place and will be loaded with large clusters of fruit.
An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Red Pear is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Not to be confused with Austin’s Red Pear, which is in fact a similar yet different variety.
United States is believed to be where Red Pear originates from.
Red Pear Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Red Pear'
Growing Red Pear from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red Pear about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Red Pear
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Red Pear is a tender plant.
Harvesting Red Pear
Tomato 'Red Pear' information
How long does Red Pear take to grow?
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One of the oldest American heirloom tomatoes, this one dates back to the 1700’s.
Red Pear Tomato
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