Giant Belgium Tomato
Giant 1 to 2 pound fruits are sweet, juicy and full of flavor. Perfect for salads, slicing, canning and cooking.
In fact one slice is all you need for a sandwich! Dark pink fruits are low acid with a mild taste.
An indeterminate heirloom from the 1930's
Some fruits have weighed in at over 5 pounds
It is believed that the tomato originates in the western portions of South America
Varieties of wild tomatoes are still found in Peru
Aztecs of Central America called it "xitomatl"
In 1692 a cookbook was published in Naples and mentions the Tomato
They can be used fresh, frozen, canned and in salads
· Start indoors in a good draining potting mix indoors 6 weeks before planting outside
or continue to grow indoors
· Germination results in 12 + days at a soil temperature of 70-90 degrees F
· Soil temperature should be at least 60-70 degrees F when planting outdoors
· Grow in a standard potting mix
· Place in bright filtered light
· Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil
· Keep moist and feed once a month
Transplant when large enough to handle into pots
· Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting
· Do not allow to remain in standing water
· Mist flowers to encourage fruiting
Harden off and set out after all danger of frost is past in a nice sunny spot. For the biggest yields
place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly.
Keep plants well watered
Seed can be sown indoors 6 weeks before last frost date
For the biggest yields grow plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly.
Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and
recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants
from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the
way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible
for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seeds
We thank you for your support of rare and naturally grown seeds!
This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard growing
as well as the greenhouse or houseplant. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need
protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.
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Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the
germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and
planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.
It is the buyer’s responsibility to know whether any plant or seed is acceptable or
allowable for the area being shipped to. Seller is not responsible for buyer’s use of
plant or seeds and any dangers thereof. By purchasing this item buyer accepts this understanding.
All seed descriptions are based on careful study, research and our own growing experiments.
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Seed is a live product which depends on many important grower skills such as proper
planting time, seed depth, type of soil, watering, light intensity, proper use of fertilizers,
weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, soil conditions, and reasonable weather during
the growing period. These factors are totally out of the sellers control, and germination
and growing results are the buyer's responsibility and risk.
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