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Tomato 'Sub Arctic Maxi'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Sub Arctic Maxi is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Sub Arctic Maxi'.

Growth habit is ‘indeterminate’ (vining).

Earliest larger fruited type we carry. Bears clusters of good tasting, mild 2 ounce red fruit on bird nest type plants. Excellent for containers. Very susceptible to early blight.

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Sub Arctic Maxi is known for its Vine habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Mexico is believed to be where Sub Arctic Maxi originates from.

Sub Arctic Maxi 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 Sub Arctic Maxi have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sub Arctic Maxi

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Sub Arctic Maxi likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sub Arctic Maxi 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 Sub Arctic Maxi are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Sub Arctic Maxi needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Sub Arctic Maxi from seed

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 Sub Arctic Maxi about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Sub Arctic Maxi

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 Sub Arctic Maxi is a tender plant.

Harvesting Sub Arctic Maxi

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