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Solanum lycopersicum

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Bosque Blue is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Bosque Blue'. 'Bosque Blue' 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:   Palatinate purple and   Tuscan red. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Ao green colour.

Plant produces “blue” (dark purple/red) fruit that darkens as direct sun hits it (due to the anthocynin in the plant). A small salad-type tomato, globular in shape approximately 2-3oz each. Described as having a better-than-average flavour for the blue lines. Regular leaf. Indeterminate. 65-70 days.

Please Note: This is a separate variety from Bosque Blue Bumblebee, which has yellow and dark blue variation on the skin.

This variety is an Vegetable 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 Blue normally grows with a erect-like habit. Expect blooming to occur in late spring.

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

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

How to grow Bosque Blue

  • Full Sun

Use a cage or trellis, as this variety can grow to 6-feet tall.

Keep in mind when planting that Bosque Blue 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 Blue from seed

Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Bosque Blue

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 Blue is a tender plant.

Harvesting Bosque Blue

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Bosque Blue folklore & trivia

A stabilized cross between [OSU Blue] x [Amy’s Sugar Gem] 1

Bred and released in 2011 by J&L Gardens 2


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