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Tomato 'Fox'

Solanum lycopersicum

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'Fox' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Fox' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.

Plant produces very large yields of small cherry sized tomatoes, red in colour. While companies who sell the seed say it is one of the best tasting cherries, many growers of the seed have reported it is quite bland. Regular leaf. Indeterminate.

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

Mexico is believed to be where Fox originates from.

Fox Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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

How to grow Fox

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  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Fox 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 Fox are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.5 as Fox likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Fox 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 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Fox

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 Fox is a tender plant.

Harvesting Fox

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