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DWARF TOMATO - Bendigo Dawn

DWARF TOMATO - Bendigo Dawn

OP Open Pollinated

(25 seeds)

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Superb ivory-yellow cherry tomatoes bursting with flavour

Cherry tomatoes are a must for the summer veggie patch - especially if you want a crop that will genuinely save you money. But those Read More

Cherry tomatoes are a must for the summer veggie patch - especially if you want a crop that will genuinely save you money. But those vines can get so out of hand - unless you choose dwarf tomatoes like the charming Bendigo Dawn. The plants, though vigorous, reach a very manageable 1m in height, and the fruits are an enchanting pink. Though not the tiniest of the cherry tomatoes, you'll love the flavour even more than the colour. Taste testers agree that the balance of flavours is just right!


Open Source Seed Initiative This variety of Dwarf Tomato was bred by the Dwarf Tomato Project. All varieties from the Dwarf Tomato Project are released in the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) and are sold under the following pledge: "You have the freedom to use these OSSI seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives. (OSSI website)

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Days to Harvest

75 days

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Medium

Plant Spacing

30-50cm

Plant Height

90-120cm

Additional Features

Beds, Containers, Edible, Heirloom, Vines and Climbers

  • Product Details

    Common Name: DWARF TOMATO - Bendigo Dawn

    Seeds Per Packet: Approx 25

    Days to Harvest: 75 days

    Watering: Medium

    Plant Spacing: 30-50cm

    Row Spacing: 45cm

    Companion Plants: Basil, Marigolds

    Additional Features: Beds, Containers, Edible, Heirloom, Vines and Climbers

    Scientific Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

    Germination Time: 7-14 days

    Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

    Plant Height: 90-120cm

    Cool/Mountain Sow: Oct-Dec

    Arid Sow: Jul-Mar

    Temperate Sow: All Year

    Sub-Tropical Sow: Jul-Mar

    Tropical Sow: All Year

  • Growing Information

    How to Sow

    Tomatoes are best sown in trays about 6-8 weeks prior to the last frost. Sow seeds about 5mm deep and keep the soil temperature to about 20 celcius until germination. Once the plants have grown their second leaves the seedlings can be transplanted into larger individual pots. Keep the tomato seedlings in a warm sunny position and maintain moisture levels. When planting out, position the plants so that soil covers the entire stem up to the first leaves. This will increase root development and ensure a healthy strong plant. Plants should be placed in full sun and rich soil.

    How to Harvest

    Tomatoes ripened on the vine will be ready once they show their mature colour. The fruits can also be squeezed and should yield slightly when ripe. If frost occurs and temperatures drop late in the season all tomatoes can be picked. Tomatoes that do not ripen on the vine can be ripened indoors by being placed in a warm place out or direct sun.

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How to Sow

Tomatoes are best sown in trays about 6-8 weeks prior to the last frost. Sow seeds about 5mm deep and keep the soil temperature to about 20 celcius until germination. Once the plants have grown their second leaves the seedlings can be transplanted into larger individual pots. Keep the tomato seedlings in a warm sunny position and maintain moisture levels. When planting out, position the plants so that soil covers the entire stem up to the first leaves. This will increase root development and ensure a healthy strong plant. Plants should be placed in full sun and rich soil.

How to Harvest

Tomatoes ripened on the vine will be ready once they show their mature colour. The fruits can also be squeezed and should yield slightly when ripe. If frost occurs and temperatures drop late in the season all tomatoes can be picked. Tomatoes that do not ripen on the vine can be ripened indoors by being placed in a warm place out or direct sun.

Common Name: DWARF TOMATO - Bendigo Dawn

Seeds Per Packet: Approx 25

Days to Harvest: 75 days

Watering: Medium

Plant Spacing: 30-50cm

Row Spacing: 45cm

Companion Plants: Basil, Marigolds

Additional Features: Beds, Containers, Edible, Heirloom, Vines and Climbers

Scientific Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

Germination Time: 7-14 days

Position/Sunlight: Full Sun

Plant Height: 90-120cm

Cool/Mountain Sow: Oct-Dec

Arid Sow: Jul-Mar

Temperate Sow: All Year

Sub-Tropical Sow: Jul-Mar

Tropical Sow: All Year

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