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Tomato 'Northern Exposure hybrid'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Belonging to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Northern Exposure hybrid'), Northern Exposure hybrid is a variety of Tomato. 'Northern Exposure hybrid' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

8oz red globular uniform fruits borne on a bushy compact plant. Specially bred for cooler and shorter seasons, it does well in these conditions. Regular leafed. Reportedly prolific producer, with as much as 30-40lb harvests per plant.

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. Northern Exposure hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

United States is believed to be where Northern Exposure hybrid originates from.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Northern Exposure hybrid 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 Northern Exposure hybrid have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Northern Exposure hybrid

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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 Northern Exposure hybrid 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. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Northern Exposure hybrid are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Planting Northern Exposure hybrid in loamy soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Northern Exposure hybrid from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date. Seeds saved from this hybrid variety are not likely to grow true to the parent plant.

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 Northern Exposure hybrid about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Northern Exposure hybrid

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

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

Harvesting Northern Exposure hybrid

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

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