Gingersnap is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Gingersnap'. 'Gingersnap' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Painter yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Tangerine.
Indeterminate, open pollinated, regular leaf tomato variety. Originally from North Carolina, USA. Fruits are 6-8 ounces each, round in shape and tangerine colored. They are reportedly good for canning as they hold their shape well.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more.
United States is believed to be where Gingersnap originates from.
Gingersnap Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally 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 Gingersnap have been kindly provided by our members.
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Gingersnap about 42 days before your last frost date.
Plant to first leaves to promote strong roots.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Gingersnap is a tender plant.
Bred by Millard Murdock in NC, USA.
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