United States Edition

Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye'

Solanum lycopersicum

'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Bred by Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms of Napa, CA. “Beautiful, early, and very sweet rich flavor. 10 out of 10 people liked it better then Cherokee Purple in a farmers market taste off. Early to mid-early, 65-75 days.Compact indeterminate regular leaf. 8-12 oz. average. Port wine-colored beefsteak with metallic green stripes. Excellent sweet, rich dark tomato flavor. Fabulous. Marginal tomato climate recommended.”

Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye originates from.

Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye 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.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye'

  • Full Sun

    +
  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.0 and 6.0 as Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye likes to be in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye

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

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' information

How long does Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye take to grow?

These estimates for how long Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I sow Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye?

Folia's when to plant Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!

Latest Tomato 'Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye' Reviews

See all reviews for this variety »

Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye Tomato Tags

Tomato Chat

  • Tomato Lovers

    A group for discussing one of the most rewarding to grow plants, the humble tomato. This is a place to discuss growin...

    513 members / 205 topics

Buzz

Apartment Therapy logo

Whether you're rocking a full-fledged veggie garden in the backyard, have a stellar natural landscape in place of the front lawn, or are coaxing edibles and bee-friendly varietals from random containers on the porch, this online garden journal is for you.

More buzz about us...

Listen in on the Grapevine

Folia Badges and Widgets

Folia Blog Widgets

Want some super cool badges to stick on your blog? What about a funky widget that shows everyone what you are growing? Sounds like you need to get over to our Goodies page pronto!

Tour | About | Help & Support | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Community Guidelines | Goodies

Homegrown by Nic & Nath All photos and content © their respective owners.

Free Gardening database | Free garden organizer | Vegetable garden software | Mobile gardening app

Popular Plants: Tomato | Sweet pepper | Chili pepper | Basil | Bean | Carrot | Rose | Cucumber | Lettuce | Onion | Strawberry | Daylily | Spinach | Potato | Radish