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Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'VR Moscow'), VR Moscow is a variety of Tomato. 'VR Moscow' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Painter yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   OU Crimson Red. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green colour.

Plant produces good harvests of thick walled fruit for good storage. Made for mountain climates. Determinate variety, grows to 60-84 inches tall, and needs to be caged or staked. Resistant to verticillium wilt. Regular leaf. Determinate. 85 days.

Commercial heirloom.

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 VR Moscow originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, VR Moscow Tomato is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about VR Moscow have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow VR Moscow

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Will need to be caged/staked.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that VR Moscow is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.

Growing VR Moscow from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing VR Moscow about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting VR Moscow

Plant to first set of leaves to promote strong roots.

As VR Moscow is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting VR Moscow

Tomato VR Moscow Etymology

Moscow refers to the original plant it was bred from (Tomato ‘Moscow’) and VR refers to its increased verticillium wilt resistance.

VR Moscow folklore & trivia

Developed by the Utah State College in Logan, Utah and the USDA in 1952.1

Other Names for Tomato 'VR Moscow'

V.R. Moscow, Moscow VR

Footnotes

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