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Organic Tomato, Silvery Fir Tree

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8447

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Tomato - Silvery Fir Tree - Lycopersicum esculentum

Tender Annual Determinate. Heirloom. Think red ornaments hanging from a fir tree and you'll understand how this 2" Russian tomato got its name. The tomato ornaments put on a show when they all ripen at once. Early ripening works with short growing seasons or impatient canners.

Did You Know? The dwarf plant size is ideal for containers, hanging baskets, and small gardens.

Soil and 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 and Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart 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 and Storage: Harvest when fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.

Soil Temperature: 70-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 6-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 3'-5'
Days to Maturity: 55 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 15"-36"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds

Photograph courtesy of Seed Saver's Exchange.

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.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Heirloom
  • Matures Early
  • Requires Staking
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer Germination Requirements Warmth
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Determinate Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades) Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Tomato Type Slicing, Good for Canning
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer
Germination Requirements Warmth
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Determinate
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Tomato Type Slicing, Good for Canning

Planting & Care

Soil and 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 and Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart 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 and Storage: Harvest when fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.

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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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