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Tomato 'Czech's Bush'

Solanum lycopersicum

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Czech's Bush is a variety of Tomato which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Czech's Bush'. 'Czech's Bush' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

An heirloom from the former Czechoslovakia, a small stocky bushy plant producing 2-6oz globular red fruit. Gives a good yield, and is an excellent choice for container growing due to its size. Might require some light staking. Rugose leaves.

A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Czech's Bush is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.50 metres (4.88 feet).

Czech Republic is believed to be where Czech's Bush originates from.

Czech's Bush 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 Czech's Bush have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Czech's Bush

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Czech's Bush likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Czech's Bush is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Czech's Bush are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Czech's Bush needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Czech's Bush from seed

Start seeds 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 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 12°C / 54°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Czech's Bush about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Czech's Bush

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

Czech's Bush is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Czech's Bush

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

Czech's Bush folklore & trivia

Sent to Ben Quisenberry in 1976 by Milan Sodomka from Czechoslovakia.

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