blue bayou seeds

Red-orange skin with indigo blue shoulders. The more the fruits are exposed to the direct sun, the more dark indigo spores will be present, even almost completely black.

A recent variety created and developed by Tom Wagner, presented to the public in 2012.

Taste of blue tomato vs old fashioned tomatoes. Firm flesh with multiloges. Very thick skin.

Round, slightly flattened fruits 60 to 120 gr.

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Indeterminate growing plants (1.8 m) with regular leaves.

Fruits preserve well after picking. Foliage and stems are tinted with blue. The flowers tend to fuse which can lead to surprising shapes.

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 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.

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.

Heirloom tomato «Blue Bayou»

Planting Tips for Heirloom Tomatoes.