OREGON SPRING TOMATO (68 days) - Pinetree Garden Seeds - Vegetables

OREGON SPRING TOMATO (68 days)

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Semi-Indeterminate. One of many excellent tomatoes released by Dr. Jim Baggett of Oregon State. Part of this breeding effort was to develop a variety which could be set out in very cool spring temperatures. They can go out in April if freezing can be prevented. Tomatoes are full sized, 4 inches across, with fine color and texture. Yields are high and flavor is great, nicely acidic. 25 seeds.

PLANTING:

Indoors- 6 weeks before last frost, 1/4” deep with soil temperatures 75 degrees. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant out 24-36” apart after last frost when soil is 55-60 degrees and night temperatures are over 45 degrees.

Harvest- When fruit is red (or color of the variety planted) and firm.

Tips- Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide even moisture. Plant deeper than they were growing in the containers as it makes a stronger roots system. Apply a light compost tea every few weeks. Do not apply excessive nitrogen, which can promote excessive foliage and poor fruit set.