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Rainbow Cherry Mix Tomato (65 days)-Discontinued

Solanum lycopersicum

 

These tasty little 1 inch cherry tomatoes come in a variety of shades. Red, yellow, and orange are prominent but with many delightful combinations of these colors. A bit unusual.

25 seeds.

PLANTING

Indeterminate

Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 75-85 degrees F. Cooler soil temperatures increase germination time or results in poor germination.

Seed Sowing Depth: ¼” deep

Starting Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow seeds in flats/cells/pots. Provide 75-85 degrees F soil temperatures. After the first true leaves appears, transplant into larger, 3-6” pots/cells/flats . Fertilize the seedlings every 7-10 days with a liquid or water soluble fertilizer (diluted to ¼ of suggested measurement). Transplant seedlings 24-36” apart after last frost.  

How much does a packet plant:30-40 foot single row    

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 throughout the growing season with good drainage. Plant deeper than they were growing in the containers, 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.