Eva Purple Ball is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Eva Purple Ball'. 'Eva Purple Ball' is considered a heirloom cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Painter yellow. The mature flowers are of a Single form. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Cardinal. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as Cadmium green colour.
Purple variety, sometimes the colour of the fruit is closer to a pink colour. Round 2-3" in diameter. Crack and blossom end rot resistant. Resistant to hot weather.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. Eva Purple Ball is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Germany is believed to be where Eva Purple Ball originates from.
Typically, Eva Purple Ball Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.
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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 Eva Purple Ball about 42 days before your last frost date.
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 Eva Purple Ball is a tender plant.
From the Black Forest region of Germany. Dates to 1880’s.
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