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Tomato 'Crimson Carmello'

Solanum lycopersicum

Crimson Carmello is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Crimson Carmello'. 'Crimson Carmello' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

F1 hybrid, said to have very good flavour. Red/crimson fruit on vigorous vines that need good staking or caging. Regular leaf. Indeterminate. 70 days.

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. Crimson Carmello is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

France is believed to be where Crimson Carmello originates from.

Crimson Carmello 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 'Crimson Carmello'

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Crimson Carmello is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Crimson Carmello are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Crimson Carmello needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Crimson Carmello from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date. Seeds saved from this hybrid variety are not likely to grow true to the parent plant.

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). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Crimson Carmello about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Crimson Carmello

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 Crimson Carmello is a tender plant.

Harvesting Crimson Carmello

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Other Names for Tomato 'Crimson Carmello'

Crimson Carmello F1

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