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Stupice is part of the Solanum genus and is a Tomato variety. Its scientific name is Solanum lycopersicum 'Stupice'. 'Stupice' 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:   Ferrari Red.

A variety originally from Czechoslovakia, it is an indeterminate variety that has been praised for its flavour, excellent growth in short seasons, and is more cold-resistant that most tomatoes. It is potato-leafed, and bears 2" – 3" fruit.

Strong vining quality, so must be staked. Starts producing early and keeps producing until the very first frost. You will get tons of tomatoes from this unassuming variety.

A 1988 comparative tasting in the San Francisco area gave it first place for its wonderful sweet/acid, tomatoey flavour and production.

Does well in northern (colder) climates due to its cold tolerance (not frost resistant). Considered a dwarf tomato, these plants only get 2-4 feet tall.

Stupice grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Stupice is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Czech Republic is thought to be the country of origin for Stupice.

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

How to grow Stupice

  • Full Sun

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Stupice 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. As a rough idea of the types of climates Stupice does best in, check to see if your local area is within USDA Hardiness Zones 3 and 14. Stupice requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.0 - 6.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Stupice 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 Stupice about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Stupice

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 Stupice is a tender plant.

Harvesting Stupice

Expect harvests to start to occur in early summer.

Misspellings of Tomato 'Stupice'

Stupas, sensitive heirloom, sensitive

Latest Tomato 'Stupice' Reviews

  • Water looks good

    0 stars

    JGarfield about growing Tomato: 'Stupice' [Heirloom] '2012'
  • Highly adaptive to many climates, always produces well and steadily all through the season up until frost. Good flavour, nice acidic bite to it. Best for fresh eating or juicing. Never disappoints.

    5 stars

    kelly about growing Tomato 'Stupice'

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