Tomato – Casady’s Folly (Lycopersicon esculentum)

$6.00

Casady’s Folly Tomato are really striking fruit! With their elongated plum shape and psychedelic orange red wave stripes they look beautiful in salads. With a good shelf life, and thick skin, they do well as a cooking tomato too. Verdicts on taste are split…

Fruit Size: Small
Fruit Color: Bicolour striped (Red-Yellow)
Fruit Shape: Sausage
Plant habit: Indeterminate
Producing: Mid Season

Tomato is a frost tender ANNUAL growing to 2m. It prefers moist well-drained soil in full sun. The fruit are edible and has cosmetic and medicinal uses too.

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The fruits of tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables grown and eaten worldwide today. Fruit can be eaten raw or cooked in a large variety of dishes.
The fruit is very nutritious, being high in a number of essential vitamins and minerals. The processed food is high in lycopene which is good for heart and prostate health.
Sliced fruit are a good first aid treatment for burns, scalds and sunburn.
Leaves can be infused as an effective insecticide (note that this is also poisenous to beneficial insects and humans)
Tomato fruit pulp is used cosmetically for face packs.

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