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Tomato 'Ruffled Apple'     

Solanum lycopersicum

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

Plants produce good harvests of 4-6 ounce round, red fruits that are slightly oblate. Some fruit display light red/orange shouldering. Sweet flavour. Regular leaf. Indeterminate. Midseason.

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.

Macedonia is believed to be where Ruffled Apple originates from.

Ruffled Apple 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 Ruffled Apple have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Ruffled Apple

Keep in mind when planting that Ruffled Apple 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 Ruffled Apple from seed

Start indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Transplanting Ruffled Apple

Plant to first set of true leaves to promote strong root growth.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Ruffled Apple is a tender plant.

Harvesting Ruffled Apple

Ruffled Apple folklore & trivia

Reportedly originally from Macedonia. 1

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