'Heidi' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Heidi' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
Heirloom variety that produces good yields of 3 oz roma/plum type fruit. Very little juice making it a tomato for sauces and pastes. Thick walled, with some resistance to blossom end rot. Regular leaf.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Heidi is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Cameroon is believed to be where Heidi originates from.
Heidi Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Heidi'
Growing Heidi from seed
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Sow 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Heidi about 42 days before your last frost date.
Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Heidi is a tender plant.
Tomato 'Heidi' information
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This variety supposedly originally comes from Camaroon, Africa. It was given to Carolyn Male via one of her students who was originally from the country.
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