'Homestead' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Homestead' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. The mature flowers are of a Single hose-in-hose form.
Commercial heirloom semi-determinate variety, medium sized beefsteak type variety. Red round fruit, reportedly great for hot weather because it’ll set fruit even at high temperatures.Homestead grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Homestead is known for its Climbing habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.80 metres (5.85 feet).
United States is believed to be where Homestead originates from.
Homestead 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 'Homestead'
Growing Homestead from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Homestead about 42 days before your last frost date.
Tomato 'Homestead' information
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Bred by the Florida Agric. Expt. Sta. and the Southeastern Breeding Laboratory, USDA, Charleston, South Carolina.
It is a cross between ((Victor x Dobbies Champion) x Pan America x Rutgers) and released in 1952. 1
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