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Tomato - Burbank - Lycoperiscon esculentum
Tender Annual Determinate. Heirloom. Burbank is an heirloom which produces medium-sized red, round fruit perfect for slicing or canning. Very tasty, Burbank tests very high in amino acids. Perfect for drier climates.
Soil & Water: Tomatoes love fertile soil rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4-6" deep at 7-day intervals.
Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest when individual fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet. Cut or twist off while supporting the vine.
Did You Know? You should provide tomatoes with plenty of water until fruit starts to color, then reduce water and the fruit will be more flavorful.
Soil Temperature: 70-85F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-4'
Days To Maturity: 70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3"-4"
Approx Seeds per oz: 6,250
Peaceful Valley Brand vegetable seeds are all Certified Organic.
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