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Tomatoes - Various     

Advanced seedlings, Lots of varieties

  1. Black Krim
  2. Brandywine Pink
  3. Cypriot
  4. Kotlas
  5. Mana Lucie
  6. Nicoleta
  7. Rainy’s Maltese
  8. Red Robin – DET
  9. Roma VF – DET
  10. Siberian – DET
  11. Soldaki
  12. St Pierre
  13. Stupice

This planting has been archived (Other).

From a swap with nyaka

Quantity: 1

Plant Tomato Solanum lycopersicum 38244

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Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Tomato is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has partial sun light - Tomato should be planted in a location that enjoys full sun.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (10) is within the ideal range for Tomato. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.

Tomato ideally needs a soil ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (acidic soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.

More information about Tomatoes - Various is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tomatoes - Various Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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Comments

nyaka

nyaka

Folia Helper

Australia10

BTW, forgot to tell you rainys and black krim are smaller because they were sown later than the others (24th August)

Posted on 24 Sep 09 (over 9 years ago)
nyaka

nyaka

Folia Helper

Australia10

Siberian looks like it has heaps of roots, I heard it was good to have the tommies root bound in the pot so they are stressed and ‘take off’ when you put them in the ground?

Posted on 03 Oct 09 (over 9 years ago)
graibeard

graibeard

Folia Helper

Australia9b

I haven’t thought of it from that point of view but …?
The Siberian certainly looks healthy in the root department and while some of them are starting to do a lap of the pot, none of them have got very far so it’s pretty close to optimal in my book :)
If it’s planted out now, the roots can just continue their growth uninterrupted. If they were root bound, thus doing a full loop or two, they’d need to be cut or teased out which to my thinking is a set back for the plant.
If it had been in that condition for a while it would certainly appear to take off after planting out but think of where the plant would be if it wasn’t going in circles before hand. If it hadn’t “worn out” the soil or used up the nutrient supply.
Root bound might be useful if you wanted to hold back the plant, say for sale purposes, but I wouldn’t want to do it deliberately unless perhaps if it was a choice between a late planting and none?
It’s an interesting little seed you’ve sown there.

Posted on 03 Oct 09 (over 9 years ago)
nyaka

nyaka

Folia Helper

Australia10

Fair points there about NOT letting them get too rootbound.
Can I ask why you think the seed is ‘interesting’?

Posted on 13 Oct 09 (over 9 years ago)
graibeard

graibeard

Folia Helper

Australia9b

The seed being the problem. Interesting because it got me thinking about it. There’s nothing like an alternative view to challenge perceptions, get us to stand aside and look at old ideas from a different angle.
The best crop of Tomatoes we ever had was when I was late planting one year and was down the back pondering, “will I won’t I”, then saw all these tomato seedlings – hundreds of them from the compost and the last years crop. That year all I did was banged in the stakes at the desired spacings and thinned the seedlings to suit. I guess I should try planting some direct this year and see if it repeats itself.

Posted on 13 Oct 09 (over 9 years ago)
nyaka

nyaka

Folia Helper

Australia10

‘This show is deep’
Sorry, had a blonde moment there. No wonder Tommies are the most grown vegetable,(they’re a fruit, I know) there are so many points to learn and ponder about them… and work out whether they apply to you or your climate/soil/location. Makes life interesting, no?
Not doubting your best crop of tomatoes, but you didn’t have Folia harvest Tally to prove it then did you???? And yes, some Direct sowing of Romas might do the trick and fill your void you were talking about. But I also heard you talking about crop rotation somewhere else too, is that rotating indeterminates with determinates only :)
Hmmm… might try some direct sowing in the new bed as an insurance policy in case the others don’t take off……

Posted on 14 Oct 09 (over 9 years ago)
graibeard

graibeard

Folia Helper

Australia9b

Okay, no pic, no tally, didn’t happen. Best tomato crop ever – not yours. Got it :)
If I’m going to make myself crop rotate next year then I’d better get it out of my system this year. It’s actually tempting to do it, I might go and do a reality check this weekend and see what room I have left, or can make. I’ve got a zillion things I can not sow, that might make enough room?

Posted on 14 Oct 09 (over 9 years ago)
nyaka

nyaka

Folia Helper

Australia10

I believe you, honest. Just being a stirrer ok :) ( I was probably free plugging the fact we actually have a Harvest Tally thanks to N&N)
Actually re-reading this has reminded me to direct sow some in the Factory garden, so it’s on the to-do list tomorrow.
Ciao

Posted on 22 Oct 09 (about 9 years ago)

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