Urbikany is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Urbikany'. 'Urbikany' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Red.
Shortish (2 to 3 feet) plant, suitable for growing in containers or in the ground. Regular leafed bush type determinate tomato. 2" spherical fruits on sprawling 1/2 to 3 feet wide branches. Up to 1m in height.
Very early, very large crop.
Russia is believed to be where Urbikany originates from.
Urbikany 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.Ensure a distance of 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Urbikany about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.
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 Urbikany is a tender plant.
Some sources say Urbikany is from Russia, others from Czechoslovakia.
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