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Tomato 'Hawaiian tropic'

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Hawaiian tropic'), Hawaiian tropic is a variety of Tomato. 'Hawaiian tropic' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

An indeterminate tomato very heat tolerant, juicy and delicious. Ideal for salads, slicing and canning.

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

Mexico is believed to be where Hawaiian tropic originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Hawaiian tropic 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 Hawaiian tropic have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Hawaiian tropic

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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 Hawaiian tropic is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Hawaiian tropic are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Planting Hawaiian tropic 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 Hawaiian tropic from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date. Seed saved from this hybrid variety is not likely to grow true to the parent plant.

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.

Transplanting Hawaiian tropic

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

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

Harvesting Hawaiian tropic

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