Tomato Combo Pack

$10.00

Cherokee Purple
Lemon Drop
Black Krim

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Tomato Combo Pack, Cherokee Purple, Lemon Drop, Black Krim, Heirloom Seeds, 25 seeds per pack, Organic, Solanum Lycopersicum, Edible Seeds

Includes 1: Cherokee Purple, Lemon Drop, Black Krim

Name: Cherokee Purple Tomato
Scientific name: Solanum Lycopersicum
Family: Solanaceae

An old heirloom from the Cherokee Native Indian Tribe, it will wow in your garden with its medium large 8-12 oz fruit with dark shoulders and a cherry pink body. With a rich slightly smoky taste, it remains a favorite of home growers and specialty markets. A decent provider at a smaller size for an indeterminate vine, it provides well up until midsummer or until the cold if grown in fall if the climate allows.
Origination: Tennessee
Recommended Uses: culinary – fresh, salads, slicer –

Height: 4-6′ tall indeterminate needs staking
Hardiness: warm season annual
Flower Color: yellow

Characteristics: indeterminate heirloom with 8-12 oz rich dark color fruit that is heat tolerant and full of flavor best eaten fresh or in salads

Maturity: 80-90 days

Sowing Instructions:

Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date in soilless starter mix. Sow seeds ¼” deep and keep moist and between 75-85 degrees until germination in 7-14 days. Cold temperatures slow down germination significantly. Transplant to 4” pot when two sets of true leaves show and plant is safe to work with. If weather is still cool and plant is getting leggy bump up to 1 gallon so tomato doesn’t become root bound. When weather is warm and frost date has passed, plant in full sun rich well-draining soil location. Space determinate varieties 1-2’ apart, indeterminate staked 2-3’ apart and indeterminate unstaked 3-4’ apart. Keep soil evenly moist throughout season but excess water causes cracking. Tomatoes prefer high nitrogen fertilizer when young and high phosphorus when setting fruit.

Name: Lemon Drop Tomato
Scientific Name: Solanum Lycopersicum
Family: Solanaceae

One of the most productive tomatoes we’ve grown, we were blown away wih how loaded these vines where with 1/2”-3/4” bright yellow green fruit. Even more, how tart and refreshing they were. Growing tomatoes to seed means most of them are on the vine until almost rotting but if sacrifices are made lemon drop are at the top of the line. An Heirloom from right here in sunny Florida these tomatoes perform well in heat but where they really shine is their tolerance for cold wet conditions making it an ideal variety for second warm season growing where possible.

Origination: Florida
Recommended Uses: Fresh

Height: indeterminate vine 6’+
Hardiness: zones: warm season annual
Flower Color: yellow
Maturity: 80-90 days

Growing Instructions:
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date in soilless starter mix. Sow seeds ¼” deep and keep moist and between 75-85 degrees until germination in 7-14 days. Cold temperatures slow down germination significantly. Transplant to 4” pot when two sets of true leaves show and plant is safe to work with. If weather is still cool and plant is getting leggy bump up to 1 gallon so tomato doesn’t become root bound. When weather is warm and frost date has passed, plant in full sun rich well-draining soil location. Space determinate varieties 1-2’ apart, indeterminate staked 2-3’ apart and indeterminate unstaked 3-4’ apart. Keep soil evenly moist throughout season but excess water causes cracking. Tomatoes prefer high nitrogen fertilizer when young and high phosphorus when setting fruit.

Tomato, Black Krim
Solanum Lycopersicum

Black Krim tomatoes are a favorite heirloom beefsteak here, originating out of Russia maturing in 80 days, the plant produces unique and beautiful tomatoes that are medium sized at 8oz with a black bottom and a dark purple to red stem. With an exceptional flavor and a meaty juicy body it is a favorite in burgers or any spreads where its unique color will be sure to catch everyone’s eyes.

Origination: Russia
Recommended uses: Culinary

Height: indeterminate needing staking
Hardiness: to first frost
Flower Color: yellow

Characteristics:
Beautiful dark color and juicy meaty flesh makes this mid to late season producer one of the perfect summer tomatoes.

Maturity: 80 days

Sowing Instructions:
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date in soilless starter mix. Sow seeds ¼” deep and keep moist and between 75-85 degrees until germination in 7-14 days. Cold temperatures slow down germination significantly. Transplant to 4” pot when two sets of true leaves show and plant is safe to work with. If weather is still cool and plant is getting leggy bump up to 1 gallon so tomato doesn’t become root bound. When weather is warm and frost date has passed, plant in full sun rich well-draining soil location. Space determinate varieties 1-2’ apart, indeterminate staked 2-3’ apart and indeterminate unstaked 3-4’ apart. Keep soil evenly moist throughout season but excess water causes cracking. Tomatoes prefer high nitrogen fertilizer when young and high phosphorus when setting fruit.

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