Tomato 'Ludmilla's Red Plum'
Ludmilla's Red Plum is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Ludmilla's Red Plum'. 'Ludmilla's Red Plum' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.
The plants have wispy, droopy foliage typical for elongated plum shaped tomatoes. The red 6-10 oz fruit are red and very tasty. These are great for slicing or canning. Indeterminate. 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. Ludmilla's Red Plum is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Kazakhstan is believed to be where Ludmilla's Red Plum originates from.
Ludmilla's Red Plum Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and 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 'Ludmilla's Red Plum'
Growing Ludmilla's Red Plum from seed
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Ludmilla's Red Plum about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Ludmilla's Red Plum
Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.Ludmilla's Red Plum is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
Harvesting Ludmilla's Red Plum
Tomato 'Ludmilla's Red Plum' information
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Originally from Kazakhstan, grown by a lady named Ludmilla for over 50 years! She later moved to Germany and shared seeds with Reinhard Kraft of Germany.
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