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Tomato 'Sarnowski Polish Plum'

Solanum lycopersicum

Sarnowski Polish Plum is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Sarnowski Polish Plum'. 'Sarnowski Polish Plum' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Family heirloom that produces elongated plum-type fruit, red in colour averaging 8-10oz each. Excellent variety for canning, sauces, and preservation. Said to have an intense, sweet flavour. Fruit has a distinctive knob at the blossom end. 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. Sarnowski Polish Plum is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Poland is believed to be where Sarnowski Polish Plum originates from.

Sarnowski Polish 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 'Sarnowski Polish Plum'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Sarnowski Polish Plum is generally regarded as a tender plant, 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 Sarnowski Polish Plum are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Sarnowski Polish Plum needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Sarnowski Polish Plum from seed

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.

Transplanting Sarnowski Polish Plum

Sarnowski Polish Plum is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Sarnowski Polish Plum

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in mid summer.

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Sarnowski Polish Plum folklore & trivia

Carolyn Male received the seed from Mike Sarnowski of Schenectady, NY. Mike Sarnowski’s family brought this variety with them from the Sarnow River area of Poland in the 1890s.

Other Names for Tomato 'Sarnowski Polish Plum'

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