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Tomato 'Buckbee's new 50 day'  

Solanum lycopersicum

Buckbee's new 50 day is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Buckbee's new 50 day'. 'Buckbee's new 50 day' is considered a heirloom cultivar. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   CG Red.

A very good early tomato. Excellent for climates with shorter growing seasons, this indeterminate tomato will produce until the first frost. Traditional old time tomato flavor. Produces round red 4-8 oz fruit. Regular leaf.

Solid meaty with sweet flavor.

An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Buckbee's new 50 day is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

United States is believed to be where Buckbee's new 50 day originates from.

Buckbee's new 50 day 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 'Buckbee's new 50 day'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Buckbee's new 50 day is generally regarded as a tender plant, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Buckbee's new 50 day needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.5 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Buckbee's new 50 day from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between Tomato plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Buckbee's new 50 day about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Buckbee's new 50 day

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

Buckbee's new 50 day is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Buckbee's new 50 day

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

Tomato 'Buckbee's new 50 day' information

How long does Buckbee's new 50 day take to grow?

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Tomato Buckbee's new 50 day Etymology

Heirloom tomato, early producing. Family heirloom of the Buckabee (not Buckbee!!) family.

Buckbee's new 50 day folklore & trivia

Originally offered by H. W. Buckabee of Rockford, Il.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Buckbee's new 50 day'

Buckabee’s new, Buckbee’s new, Buckbee’s new fifty day, Buckabee’s 50 day, Buckabee’s new fifty day

Other Names for Tomato 'Buckbee's new 50 day'

Buckabee Early, Buckabee’s new 50 day

Latest Tomato 'Buckbee's new 50 day' Reviews

  • 16 Sep 2011

    anelson anelson's Buckbee's tomato was Reviewed day 199

    The plant is large, healthy and productive, but not especially early despite the name. The fruit is very large and juicy, and richly “old time tomatoey” in flavor.

    5 stars

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