'Rocket' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Rocket' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.
Small to medium sized early determinate variety. Fruit is red coloured with a globular shape. A great choice for early and short season growers. Reported good acid/sweet balance. Regular leaf.A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Rocket is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Canada is believed to be where Rocket originates from.
Rocket 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 'Rocket'
Growing Rocket from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Rocket about 42 days before your last frost date.
Tomato 'Rocket' information
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Bred at Canada Experimental Farm, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada and named for Canada’s centenary.
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