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Tomato 'Copper river'

Solanum lycopersicum

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'Copper river' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 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. Copper river is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Copper river originates from.

Copper river 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 Copper river have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Copper river

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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 Copper river 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 Copper river 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 Copper river likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Copper river from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Sow 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Copper river

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 Copper river is a tender plant.

Harvesting Copper river

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