Vilma is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Vilma').
Lycopersicon lycopersicum ‘Vilma’
A determinate (compact and bushy) variety specifically bred for pots and containers. Heavy crop of cherry-sized, sweet and juicy, red round fruits each weighing 20g (0.7oz) over a long picking period.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. Vilma is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Vilma originates from.
Vilma 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 'Vilma'
Growing Vilma from seed
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Ensure a distance of 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Vilma about 42 days before your last frost date.
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 Vilma is a tender plant.
Tomato 'Vilma' information
How long does Vilma take to grow?
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