Venus is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Venus'. 'Venus' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.
Orange skinned determinate cherry variety. Not to be confused with the Teton De Venus variety.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Venus is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Venus originates from.
Venus 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 'Venus'
Growing Venus 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 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Venus about 42 days before your last frost date.
Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.Venus is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
Tomato 'Venus' information
How long does Venus take to grow?
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