Tommy toe is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Tommy toe'). 'Tommy toe' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.
An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Tommy toe is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Extremely vigorous plant yields hundreds of 1" apricot-sized red fruits, produces over an extended season. Superb flavour. Won an Australian taste test with 100 other varieties. Does not produce well in really hot regions (flowers will drop before setting fruit). Regular leaf.
Australia is believed to be where Tommy toe originates from.
Tommy toe 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.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tommy toe have been kindly provided by our members.
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 Tommy toe about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.
Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Tommy toe is a tender plant.
An Australian heirloom tomato. Some seed companies report this incorrectly as being from the Ozark’s of the U.S.A.
Tommy toe red
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