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Tomato - Bloody Butcher

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Lycopersicon esculentum

This heirloom variety of tomato produces medium sized, deep-red skinned tomatoes with a full flavour. The fruit on bloody butcher tend to ripen quickly so this variety is excellent for areas that don't have a very long summer or for planting later in the season. 

Best Use

Edible

Planting Instructions

  • Plant in sheltered, full sun, well drained soil
  • Plant in different place to where previously grown tomatoes to reduce risk of diseases
  • Dig in compost and plant 30cm apart
  • Spray tomatoes with liquid copper to prevent fungal diseases
  • Avoid overhead watering
  • Stake if required

Companion Plants

  • Basil
  • Carrots
  • Mint
  • Brassicas
  • Chives
  • Parsley
  • Onions

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