Manchuria Tomato Seeds


A variety shrouded in mystery, the Manchurian Tomato may hint at origins from the historic region of Manchuria, now part of northeastern China. This variety, possibly adapted to the cooler climates and shorter growing seasons of its namesake region, offers robust growth and resilience. The Manchurian Tomato is likely to impress with its distinct characteristics—potentially producing fruit that excels in both flavour and hardiness. Endangered. 20 seeds per package

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The Mandchuria tomato, has an intriguing history tied to its origins and characteristics. It is believed to have originated in the region historically known as Manchuria, which is located in the northeast of China and extends into modern-day Russia. It’s not clear how this tomato was developed or introduced to Western gardeners, but it is likely that seeds were collected by plant explorers or traders who traveled to this region.

Appearance: The Manchuria tomato is known for producing medium to large fruits that are round and slightly flattened. The skin is typically bright red when ripe.

Flavour: These tomatoes are appreciated for their robust, classic tomato flavour, which is both sweet and tangy, making them excellent for fresh eating, salads, and cooking.

Growth Habit: The plant itself is typically an indeterminate type, meaning it continues to grow and produce fruit throughout the growing season until killed by frost. It requires staking or caging due to its vining habit.

Growing Conditions: Like most tomatoes, the Manchuria variety thrives in full sun and prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Regular watering and fertilization are important, especially as the plants start setting fruit.

Maintenance: Due to its indeterminate growth habit, pruning and support for the Manchuria tomato are crucial to ensure the plant remains healthy and productive throughout the season. Regularly removing suckers and providing sturdy support can help manage its vigorous growth.

The Manchuria tomato is versatile in the kitchen. Its balanced flavour profile makes it suitable for a variety of dishes, including fresh salads, sandwiches, salsas, and cooked in sauces or pastes.


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The Garden Faerie. Holding a jar of rare and endangered heirloom seeds. Garden Faerie Botanicals. BC CanadaManchuria Tomato Seeds

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