Horned Andean Tomato
The pepper from the Andes! Very hardy and early. Fruits from 80 to 150 gr. Considered one of the best. Discovered in Peru and imported to France by an agricultural engineer, specialist in tropical agriculture, in the 1950s. Pepper-shaped, bright red, it contains few seeds, it is almost only flesh . Without acidity, very digestible and fragrant.
50 seeds approximately
Horned Andean Tomato – Heirloom Seeds / Rare seeds
Transplanting: after the frosts
Harvest: July to September, even October
Tomatoes are chilly! Exhibition: Tomatoes are native to South America…and their genes remember it! Give them the sunniest spot in your garden. Sowing: Start your sowing in a small terrine from March / April (15/20° night and day) in seed compost, cover your seeds by 0.5 cm, pack gently and keep moist. Transplant your seedlings when they are 5 cm, in buckets with 1/3 compost or compost, bury up to the first leaves. After the Ice Saints, plant your tomato plants as soon as they have reached 15 cm, bury them up to the first leaves in the ground in a hole with manure, compost or a few leaves nettle if necessary, install your stakes spaced 70 cm apart. Water abundantly the first 3 days, stop the following 15 days then water regularly. Remember to mulch! this will make it much easier to keep the soil moist and space out weeding. Diseases that can affect tomatoes: downy mildew (do not water the leaves and remove those that touch the ground). Plant basil between your tomato plants, they help each other…
about 50 seeds