«Gargamel» - Organic Tomato Seeds
Gargamel was one of the earliest plants of 2014, but by far was the most lovely considering the deep purple stems and slightly wispy regular leaf foliage spaced distantly to expose the clusters of striped anthocyanin heart shaped saladettes.
Heirloom tomato «Gargamel»Mid season. Recent variety from the USA, wide variety of stripes, size and even the foliage. Fruit 100-120 gr., striped red purplish blue. The flavor is good especially for an anthocyanin line. production is decent.
The most impressive aspect of the fruit in functional terms is the ease of storage, as it takes well over a month, sometimes two, before the fruits show signs of severe aging. When stored in a cool dark environment they will last in relatively unchanged condition until you are ready to eat them. Gargamel was one of the earliest plants of 2014, but by far was the most lovely considering the deep purple stems and slightly wispy regular leaf foliage spaced distantly to expose the clusters of striped anthocyanin heart shaped saladettes. Indeterminate and fungal disease resistant.
Detailed Gargamel Tomato Info:
- Type: Oval
- Fruit Bearing: Indeterminate
- Fruit color: Yellow, Blue
- Days To Maturity: ~75 days
- Fruit Weight: ~6 ounce (~130 g)
- Spread: Mid
- Height: 70.8 inches (~180 cm)
- Sow Method: Indoor Sow
Planting Tips for Heirloom TomatoesMost gardeners want to get the most out of these delicious heirloom tomatoes and therefore give them a head start on the growing season. Start these vegetable seeds indoors in sterile potting mix being sure to keep the temperature above 70 degrees. Some people prefer to use a grow pad but the top of the fridge has been known to be quite effective as well.
Once the first true leaves appear on your tomato seedlings, transplant into 4" pots until you have completely hardened them off in the garden. Hardening is a process of exposing the plants more and more to outside temperature until they are hardy enough to tollerat a complete outdoor move. Generally speaking, by early summer heirloom tomatoes should be transplated into the garden.
Most heirloom varieties are quite productive and will greatly benefit from sturdy supports. It may also be advisable to add blood and bone to the worked soil to help ensure healthy productive heirloom tomatoes.
Seed Care tips for Heirloom Tomato SeedsHeirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.