Tomato 'Tropic Boy'
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'Tropic Boy' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Tropic Boy' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
Indeterminate hybrid developed by Takii Seed Company of Japan. Large fruits. The plant is highly resistant to bacterial wilt, fusarium, nematode and stemphylium attacks. Very good for tropical area productions.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. Tropic Boy is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Tropic Boy originates from.
Tropic Boy 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 'Tropic Boy'
Growing Tropic Boy 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). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tropic Boy about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Tropic Boy
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 Tropic Boy is a tender plant.
Harvesting Tropic Boy
Tomato 'Tropic Boy' information
How long does Tropic Boy take to grow?
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