Tomato 'Rio grande'
Rio grande is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Rio grande'. 'Rio grande' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
A great paste tomato, this one has natural VFF resistance. Earlier and more productive than the standard Roma tomato. Plum shaped, red, regular leafed plant.Rio grande grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Rio grande is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where Rio grande originates from.
Typically, Rio grande Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Rio grande'
Growing Rio grande from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Rio grande about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Rio grande
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Rio grande is a tender plant.
Harvesting Rio grande
Tomato 'Rio grande' information
How long does Rio grande take to grow?
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When should I sow Rio grande?
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Some sources say this seed originates from Mexico, others say Peru, and even others say Italy.
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