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Solanum lycopersicum

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Angora Orange is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Angora Orange'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Painter yellow. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Orange-red.

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Indeterminate, Mid-season, Grey fuzzy regular leaf. Medium sized orange slightly flattened, blemish free fruit, that shines through the silvery grey foliage. Exceptional flavor. A mutation in a patch of angora plants in 2007

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

United States is believed to be where Angora Orange originates from.

Angora Orange Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and 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 Angora Orange have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Angora Orange

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Angora Orange is generally regarded as a tender plant, 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 Angora Orange are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Angora Orange needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Angora Orange 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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

Transplanting Angora Orange

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

Angora Orange is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Angora Orange

Tomato Angora Orange Etymology

Orange variant of the Angora tomato.

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