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Tomato: Indigo Blue Beauty
Tomato: Indigo Blue Beauty

Tomato: Indigo Blue Beauty

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Name: Indigo Blue Beauty

 Solanum lycopersicum

Origin: USA

 If you were only going to plant one tomato next year, this should be it. Indigo Blue Beauty is not only beautiful in colour with lovely, wide, purple shoulders, it is also delicious with a perfect balance of sweet and acid. It is a small, very meaty beefsteak.

Because they produce so few seeds I have a very limited number of packets to sell and I have to make them a little more expensive because they don't produce much income for the water and space used.

 

 When to sow: When risk of frost is over in spring. So in punnets or trays and transplant out when they are big enough to handle easily.

 

Plant Type: Indeterminate bush. Best staked and pruned

 

Uses: Salads, sauces, or sandwiches

 

Growing Conditions: Pretty tough but does best in good, well drained soil. Water regularly in summer when dry. More sunburn resistant than other tomatoes

 

Pests and Diseases: Corn earworm

 Special Qualities: pretty, sunburn and heat resistant, meaty,

 Seeds: 30 minimum in packet.