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Organic Tomato, Thessaloniki

Uniform Baseball Size

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8486

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Tomato - Thessaloniki - Lycopersicon esculentum

Tender Annual Heirloom. Indeterminate. Developed in Greece in the 1950s. Earthy, somewhat acid flavor in a medium sized salad tomato also used for canning. Think of a red baseball and you have the size and look. Uniform fruits have good blossom ends. It resists sun scald (due to its heavy foliage), fungus, and cracking.

Did You Know? The city of Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece.

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. Mulch to preserve moisture. Avoid wetting the foliage when watering.

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 fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.

Soil Temperature: 70-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 4’-6’
Days to Maturity: 65-80 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 18"-24"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Disease Resistant Variety
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Staking
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Brand Peaceful Valley Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-85°F Germination Requirements Warmth
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Indeterminate
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades) Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Tomato Type Slicing, Good for Canning
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-85°F
Germination Requirements Warmth
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Indeterminate
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Tomato Type Slicing, Good for Canning

Planting & Care

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. Mulch to preserve moisture. Avoid wetting the foliage when watering.

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 fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

October 1, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Water bath canning is a great way to preserve all of the tomatoes your garden has been producing.  Prepare yourself for canning day by selecting the best varieties and recipes for your year-round… read more »
February 20, 2015 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
There are so many varieties of tomatoes to choose from, Peaceful Valley has over 40. But how does one decide? Well there are many things to consider such as where you live. If you live in a region with… read more »
July 8, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Summer is time for our beloved tomato plants to yield the beautiful fruits of our labor. Bright red, yellow, rainbow or green fruits hang on the vine between green leaves waiting for the perfect time for… read more »

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).

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