Glacier is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Glacier'. 'Glacier' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Cadmium yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Candy apple red. Leaves appear approximately as a Ao green colour.
An early fruiting variety, produces 3-4oz red fruit on a potato leafed plant. Reportedly starts blooming at only 4" tall, it’s a good variety for containers and those who live in really wet, or cold climates.Glacier grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Glacier is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Glacier originates from.
Glacier 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 'Glacier'
Growing Glacier from seed
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.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 Glacier about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.
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 Glacier is a tender plant.
Tomato 'Glacier' information
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