Punta Banda

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Species: Solanaceae Lycopersicon

Days to Maturity: 65

Grown by: Greenside Farm, Redfern Gardens

 Originally from Punta Banda Peninsula in Baja, California adapted to Northern Minnesota. Punta Banda has early maturity, drought tolerance and has been adapted to the Midwest soils for over 8 years. Produces hundreds of red meaty, thick skinned large cherry tomatoes despite heat, water stress and poor soil. Great salad tomato! Well balanced sweet-tart flavor. It is also an excellent paste tomato as there is almost no seed cavity and no juice! It is semi-determinate and will fruit into late summer. Fruit is high in lycopene.

Growing Tips

Start indoors about 1/4” deep 5-6 weeks before the last frost. Transplant well after danger of frost and ideally when night temps don’t go lower than 50F. Sow plants 24-36” apart. Need full sun and need to stake plants. Fertilize with fish emulsion or a soluble, complete fertilizer.

40 Seeds per Packet

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