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Tomato 'Bosque bumblebee'     

Solanum lycopersicum

  • 4 plantings
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Bosque bumblebee is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Bosque bumblebee'. 'Bosque bumblebee' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Canary yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Dark midnight blue and   Canary yellow. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour.

Plant produces crops of dark blue/black and yellow bicoloured globe shaped fruit. Indeterminate. Regular leaf. 70 days.

Plants are 5-7 feet tall and will continue to grow until killed by frost. They get darker (blue) when exposed to direct sunlight and cooler weather. Not to be confused with “Bosque Blue” which is a completely different variety from the same farm that was released a year before this one (2011). Bosque Blue Bumblebee is from J and L Gardens, released in 2012.

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. Bosque bumblebee normally grows with a erect-like habit.

United States is believed to be where Bosque bumblebee originates from.

Typically, Bosque bumblebee 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 Bosque bumblebee have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Bosque bumblebee

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Staking or caging is recommended as this variety can reach 6-feet tall.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Bosque bumblebee 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.

Growing Bosque bumblebee from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Bosque bumblebee

Plant to first set of leaves to promote strong roots.

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

Harvesting Bosque bumblebee

Bosque bumblebee Patent Information

Bred by J and L Gardens, released in 2012.

Bosque bumblebee folklore & trivia

There is one seller on eBay offering this variety under the name “Purple Yellow Light Bulb”

Other Names for Tomato 'Bosque bumblebee'

Bosque Bumble Bee, Purple Yellow Light Bulb

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