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Tomato 'Sekai Ichi'    

Solanum lycopersicum

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Sekai Ichi is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Sekai Ichi'. 'Sekai Ichi' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Painter yellow. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Cerise red. Leaves usually appear in   Ao green colour.

Plant produces oblate, beefstake-type pink/red fruit with good flavour. Regular leaf.

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. Sekai Ichi has a erect-like growing habit.

Japan is believed to be where Sekai Ichi originates from.

Sekai Ichi 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 Sekai Ichi have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sekai Ichi

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Sekai Ichi 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.

Growing Sekai Ichi from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Sekai Ichi

Plant to first leaves to promote strong roots.

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

Harvesting Sekai Ichi

Tomato Sekai Ichi Etymology

The name literally translates from Japanese to English as “World One” (meaning “world’s best”).

Sekai Ichi folklore & trivia

Collected by the USDA in 1970 from Fujita Seed Co, located in Japan. 1

Other Names for Tomato 'Sekai Ichi'

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