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Tomato '1884 Strawberry Wedge'    

Solanum lycopersicum

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1884 Strawberry Wedge is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum '1884 Strawberry Wedge'. '1884 Strawberry Wedge' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Banana yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Deep carmine pink. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour.

Plant produces heart shaped large pink fruit. Regular Leaf. Indeterminate. Mid season.

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. 1884 Strawberry Wedge is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where 1884 Strawberry Wedge originates from.

Typically, 1884 Strawberry Wedge 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 1884 Strawberry Wedge have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow 1884 Strawberry Wedge

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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 1884 Strawberry Wedge 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. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with 1884 Strawberry Wedge are Zone 3 and Zone 14. 1884 Strawberry Wedge requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing 1884 Strawberry Wedge from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Look to ensure a distance 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.39 inches (1.0 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 1884 Strawberry Wedge about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting 1884 Strawberry Wedge

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

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as 1884 Strawberry Wedge is a tender plant.

Harvesting 1884 Strawberry Wedge

1884 Strawberry Wedge folklore & trivia

Plant discovered in 1994 in a patch of ‘1884’ and shown to be stable. Likely that ‘1884’ X unknown variety cross bred and created this variety. First made available through SSE in 1997.

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