Veepro Paste is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Veepro Paste'. 'Veepro Paste' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.
A paste tomato bred for canning, paste, and sauce. Originally bred for the agricultural and processing market, but has found a way into home gardens as well. Plum-shaped red tomatoes on a regular leafed vine. Early crop, compact plant, with a small core. Fusarium wilt (race 1) disease resistance.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. Veepro Paste is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Canada is believed to be where Veepro Paste originates from.
Typically, Veepro Paste 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 Veepro Paste have been kindly provided by our members.
Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 12°C / 54°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Veepro Paste about 42 days before your last frost date.
Plant to the 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 Veepro Paste is a tender plant.
Bred by the Ontario Agricultural Experimental Station in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. Released in 1978.
Parent tomatoes: (Roma VF H1350 x High Crimson) ST8 x Florida 1339D3
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