'White Queen' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'White Queen' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Light goldenrod yellow.
Beefsteak type white tomato, with a very uniform shape with only a little ribbing at the shoulders. Later season variety, some fruit will have a slight pink blush at the blossom end. Fruit weighs approximately 8-12oz, and are very juicy and sweet. Crack resistant. Regular leaf.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. White Queen is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Mexico is believed to be where White Queen originates from.
White Queen 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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Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Sow at a depth of approx. 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) between Tomato plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing White Queen about 42 days before your last frost date.
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 White Queen is a tender plant.
Usually thought to be the whitest of the white tomatoes. Introduced in 1941 by the Earl May Seed Co.
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