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Tomato 'Yellow Pear'    

Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Yellow Pear'), Yellow Pear is a variety of Tomato. 'Yellow Pear' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Cadmium yellow. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 5. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Golden yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a   Napier green colour.

The pale-yellow, soft, mild tomatoes look just like miniature pears and they appear by the hundreds on a tall plant. Excellent disease resistance, extremely heavy producer. Regular leafed plant.

Indeterminate. Later than Red Pear variety. Plants get 6-12 feet tall and will require staking.

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual/Perennial plant - which means it typically can have a varying lifetime - from 1 year to several. Yellow Pear is known for its Climbing habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Mexico is thought to be the country of origin for Yellow Pear.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Yellow Pear Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Yellow Pear have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Yellow Pear

  • Full Sun

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Yellow Pear likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Yellow Pear is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. As a rough idea of the types of climates Yellow Pear does best in, check to see if your local area is within USDA Hardiness Zones 3 and 14. Planting Yellow Pear in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Yellow Pear from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Yellow Pear about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Yellow Pear

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

Plant to first set of leaves to promote strong roots.

As Yellow Pear is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Yellow Pear

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Other Names for Tomato 'Yellow Pear'

Beam’s Yellow Pear

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