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Tomato 'Jetstar'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Jetstar'), Jetstar is a variety of Tomato. 'Jetstar' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

F1 hybrid, medium-sized red globular fruit, resistant to cracking and blossom end rot. Described as having a very mild flavour. Regular leaf.

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

United States is believed to be where Jetstar originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Jetstar 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Jetstar have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Jetstar

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Jetstar 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. Planting Jetstar in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Jetstar from seed

Seed is sterile, or will not come true to plant.

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 Jetstar about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Jetstar

Plant to the first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

As Jetstar is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Jetstar

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

Jetstar folklore & trivia

United States origin hybrid.

Other Names for Tomato 'Jetstar'

Jet star

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