Tomato 'Mortgage Lifter'

Tomato 'Mortgage Lifter'

A classic hearty slicing tomato with rich, sweet pink-tinged fruit that can weigh up to 1.5kg. Bred during the Great Depression of the 1930s, these delicious tomatoes earned their name by getting many small growers out of debt.

Overview

Features

  • Rich and hearty
  • Prolific fruit
  • Heritage favourite

Sow

Sow direct in warm conditions or raise in trays of Yates® Black Magic® Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant when 5cm high.

Care

Choose a well drained sunny position. Prepare soil by adding Yates® Thrive® Natural Blood & Bone. When first flowers appear begin applying Yates® Thrive® Tomato Liquid Plant Food regularly. Protect from snails and slugs.

Hint

Great companion plant for basil, broccoli, carrots, celery, onions, marigolds, marjoram, parsley & parsnip. Fruit contains health promoting lycopene.

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