Opalka Tomato


Opalka Tomato | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada
Solanum lycopersicum | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom

Polish variety from the early 1900s. More like a slim hot pepper with 13cm (5”) long, slightly bulbous 200g (8oz) fruits with green shoulders in mid-season. Solid and meaty, sweet flesh with few seeds is good for sauce. Long vigorous vines with wispy foliage. Indeterminate.

Planting tip: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before planting date. Reduce water and nitrogen intake when hardening off. Staking is required for indeterminate types.

Harvesting tip: For best taste harvest when the tomato is fully ripe and has expressed all its full color. One can also harvest when the tomato is green and has expressed its first blush; in this case, let tomato ripen off-vine at a temperature above 21°C.

Storage tip: Store at 12-21°C with a relative humidity of 95%. Tomato may damage at a temperature of 10°C.