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Tomato 'Burgundy traveler'

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Burgundy traveler'), Burgundy traveler is a variety of Tomato. 'Burgundy traveler' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

Deep pink fruit on a regular-leafed plant. Beefsteak type. Reportedly similar to Brandywine.

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. Burgundy traveler is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Burgundy traveler originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Burgundy traveler 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 Burgundy traveler have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Burgundy traveler

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Burgundy traveler is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Burgundy traveler are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Planting Burgundy traveler 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 Burgundy traveler from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 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 Burgundy traveler about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Burgundy traveler

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

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

Harvesting Burgundy traveler

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

Other Names for Tomato 'Burgundy traveler'

Burgundy traveller

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