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Tomato 'Rideau Sweet'    

Solanum lycopersicum

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Rideau Sweet is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Rideau Sweet'. 'Rideau Sweet' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Painter yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Red-orange. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour. Plants 4-6 feet tall produce clusters of up to 20 tomatoes with very small seeds. Indeterminate, open pollinated, regular leaf. 70-80 days to maturity.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. Rideau Sweet normally grows with a erect-like habit.

Typically, Rideau Sweet 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 Rideau Sweet have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Rideau Sweet

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Rideau Sweet 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 Rideau Sweet from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Rideau Sweet

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 Rideau Sweet is a tender plant.

Harvesting Rideau Sweet

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Rideau Sweet folklore & trivia

A stabilized selection of Sweet 100 F1. Selected by Ken Allen.

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