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HesterB's Tomato Boxcar Willie x 4 Potting Up

Plant: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) | Variety: Box car willie

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Indeterminate, tall, vigorous, tomato plants that yield abundant crops of large red tomatoes. Delicious, rich, and sweet. Also a good variety for canning, sauces or juice. Good resistance to disease and cracking.



Planting Data

HesterB's Tomato Boxcar Willie Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Tomato 'Box car willie' normally grows to a mature height of 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Tomato 'Box car willie'.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (9b) is within the ideal range for Tomato 'Box car willie'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.

Tomato 'Box car willie' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 meaning it does best in acidic soil.

Common Tomato problems include Early Blight, Verticillium Wilt, Bacterial Canker, Bacterial Spot, and Bacterial Speck, so keep a close eye out for any developing symptoms.

More information about Tomato Boxcar Willie is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tomato Boxcar Willie Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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