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Tomato 'Early annie'  

Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Early annie'), Early annie is a variety of Tomato. 'Early annie' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Painter yellow.

A short heirloom variety that produces 3-inch, round, meaty fruits with few seeds. Particularly good for canning. Fruit sets all at once.

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

Mexico is believed to be where Early annie originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Early annie 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 Early annie have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Early annie

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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 Early annie is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Early annie are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Planting Early annie in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Early annie from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.39 inches (1.0 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 Early annie about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Early annie

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

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

Harvesting Early annie

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