Tomatoes need warm conditions to germinate, ideally 18 to 23 deg. C. soil temperature. Use of a heat tray is recommended in cool areas. Sow seed August to November (cold): August to December (temp): AYR in tropics. Plant outdoors when all danger of frost is past (cold and temp), spacing plants about 60cm apart with 1 to 1.5 metres between rows. Keep soil moist but avoid either too much or too little water. Tasmanian Customers: Please note that all tomato seed to Tasmania is treated to comply with Quarantine Regulations.
Pruning and staking required.
Best sown 1 cm deep, under glass, August to September (cold), August to December in warm areas, and all year in the tropics. Germinates in 12 – 14 days at 26 deg. C. soil temperature.
CAUTION Seed may be treated with a pre-emergence fungicide. Do not use as stock food. Only for use as SEED for SOWING,