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Tomato 'Florida 91 Hybrid'  

Solanum lycopersicum

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'Florida 91 Hybrid' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Florida 91 Hybrid' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Painter yellow.

F1 Hybrid variety. Early to mid season determinate variety. Produces uniform oblate red fruit. Primarily used by commercial growers due to it’s thick walls, making it a tomato that can stand long-distance shipping. Reportedly sets fruit well in hot climates. Resistant to Alternaria stem canker, Fusarium wilt (races 1 and 2), Gray leaf spot and Verticillium wilt. 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. Florida 91 Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Florida 91 Hybrid originates from.

Florida 91 Hybrid 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Florida 91 Hybrid have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Florida 91 Hybrid

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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 Florida 91 Hybrid 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 Florida 91 Hybrid are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.5 as Florida 91 Hybrid likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Florida 91 Hybrid 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 Florida 91 Hybrid about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Florida 91 Hybrid

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 Florida 91 Hybrid is a tender plant.

Harvesting Florida 91 Hybrid

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