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Tomato 'Talladega'   

Solanum lycopersicum

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Talladega is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Talladega'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Anti-flash white. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Dark pastel green colour. 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. Talladega is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Talladega originates from.

Typically, Talladega 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.

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

How to grow Talladega

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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 Talladega is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Talladega are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Talladega requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Talladega from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 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 Talladega about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Talladega

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 Talladega is a tender plant.

Harvesting Talladega

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