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Solanum lycopersicum

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Blondkopfchen is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Blondkopfchen'. 'Blondkopfchen' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Painter yellow. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Mikado yellow. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Dark spring green colour.

1/2" yellow, grape-sized cherry tomatoes on a regular-leafed plant. Produces in clusters of 20-30 fruits. Crack and disease resistant, reportedly grows well in cooler climates. An indeterminate tomato with large, sprawling habit.

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Blondkopfchen is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Germany is believed to be where Blondkopfchen originates from.

Typically, Blondkopfchen 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 Blondkopfchen have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Blondkopfchen

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Will probably need caging/trellising.

Blondkopfchen likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Blondkopfchen 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Blondkopfchen requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 - 6.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Blondkopfchen from seed

Start seeds indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 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 Blondkopfchen about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Blondkopfchen

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high. Plant to first set of leaves to promote strong roots.

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

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Blondkopfchen about 14 days after your last frost date.

Harvesting Blondkopfchen

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Tomato Blondkopfchen Etymology

Blondkopfchen means “Little Blonde Girl” in German.

Blondkopfchen folklore & trivia

An heirloom of German origin.

If you are growing out heirlooms for seed, be cautious of planting too close to Blondkopfchen. It produces a very large amount of pollen, often enough to discolor the ground around the plant and coat your hands and clothing if you brush against it.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Blondkopfchen'

blond, blonde, blondk, cherry blond, cherry blonde, cherry blondk, blonde girl, blond girl, little blond girl

Other Names for Tomato 'Blondkopfchen'

little blonde girl, Goldilocks

Latest Tomato 'Blondkopfchen' Reviews

  • These are producing like mad! I harvested over a kilo today. They produce so much, I don’t mind that my dachshund likes to snack on them, fresh from the vine. Beautiful colour, firm flesh.

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