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Tomato 'Tumbler f1'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Tumbler f1 is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Tumbler f1'. 'Tumbler f1' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

From Ball Seed:

A superior variety for hanging baskets and containers, Tumbler has a graceful, cascading habit. Prolific plants produce up to 6 lbs. (2.7 kg) of cherry-type tomatoes, 1.25 in. (3-cm) in diameter. Extra-early, 49-day variety is very sweet and tasty.

Dwarf determinate (bush type).

49 days to maturity.

This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Tumbler f1 is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Mexico is thought to be the country of origin for Tumbler f1.

Tumbler f1 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tumbler f1 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tumbler f1

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Needs no growing support or special treatment – it is the easiest type of tomato to grow. Once growing strongly, it is almost impossible to over water tomatoes, feed once the fruit start to swell.

Any green fruit should be picked in autumn and placed in a bowl with a red tomato or a banana to help the fruit ripen.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tumbler f1 is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. As a rough idea of the types of climates Tumbler f1 does best in, check to see if your local area is within USDA Hardiness Zones 3 and 14. Tumbler f1 needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Tumbler f1 from seed

Seed is sterile or will not come true to plant.
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Look to ensure a distance 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tumbler f1 about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tumbler f1

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

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 Tumbler f1 is a tender plant.

Harvesting Tumbler f1

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

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