'Red Rocket' is a Tomato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum lycopersicum. 'Red Rocket' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar.
Small to medium sized early determinate variety. Fruit is red coloured with a globular shape. A great choice for early and short season growers. Reported good acid/sweet balance. Regular leaf.A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Red Rocket is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).
Canada is believed to be where Red Rocket originates from.
Red Rocket 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.
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Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.Sow 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 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 Red Rocket 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 Red Rocket is a tender plant.
Bred at Canada Experimental Farm, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada and named for Canada’s centenary.
Centennial rocket, Rocket
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