Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Latah'), Latah is a variety of Tomato. 'Latah' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.
A low-maintenance, easy to grow. Very early (50-55 days from transplant)
Bright red salad tomatoes about 2 inches across. Better flavor than many of the other super early varieties. Good balance of acid and sweetness. Productive plant. A good keeper. Semi-determinate rambler, regular leaf foliage. Tolerates short or cool summers.
Latah is a sprawling, vigorous, disease resistant, semi-determinate variety that keeps producing 2-3" fruit over a long period.It is an Fruit and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Latah is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
United States is believed to be where Latah originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Latah Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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How to grow Tomato 'Latah'
Growing Latah from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Latah about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.As Latah is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Tomato 'Latah' information
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Developed at Latah County at the University of Idaho and named by Dr. Boe.
Originally bred for the north in Moscow, Idaho, USA.
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