Tomato – Orange Russian (Lycopersicon esculentum)

$6.00

Orange Russian is described as large, tasty and abundant, this heirloom tomato has ox-heart shaped and bi-coloured fruit that has proven to be a favourite with tomato connoseurs. Meaty with a sweet-sour balance and fruity tones.

Fruit Size: Medium
Fruit Color: Bicolour (Yellow-Red)
Fruit Shape: Oxheart
Plant habit: Indeterminate
Producing: Late 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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Description

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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