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Tomato 'Caribe'    

Solanum lycopersicum

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Caribe is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Caribe'). 'Caribe' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Painter yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Red. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green colour.

Red 8-ounce determinate variety, good for container gardening. High yield, good shipping variety. Does well in humid areas and has a good general disease resistance. Compact plants do not require staking. 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. Caribe is known for its erect-like growing habit.

Caribe 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 Caribe have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Caribe

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

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Caribe

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 Caribe is a tender plant.

Harvesting Caribe

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.

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