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Tomato 'White Wonder'   

Solanum lycopersicum

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White Wonder is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'White Wonder'. 'White Wonder' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Yellow. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Cream.

Mild, sweet flavoured with high sugar content. Yellowish-white inside and out when matured. Fruits are large (up to one to two pounds) on bushy, leafy plants. Good for slicing and canning. Even the large sized fruits maintain good texture and flavour.

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual/Perennial plant - which means it typically can have a varying lifetime - from 1 year to several. White Wonder is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

United States is believed to be where White Wonder originates from.

White Wonder Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and 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 White Wonder have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow White Wonder

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White Wonder likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. White Wonder is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. White Wonder needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 to 6.0 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing White Wonder from seed

Start indoors six weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing White Wonder about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting White Wonder

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

White Wonder is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting White Wonder

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in late summer.

White Wonder folklore & trivia

Thomas Jefferson planted this variety in Monticello.

Other Names for Tomato 'White Wonder'

Wonder Light

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