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Summer of Love Tomato By Wild Boar Farms

Summer of Love Tomato By Wild Boar Farms

Improved Berkeley Tie-Die, Now More Productive

An enhanced version of the Berkeley Tie-Die, with its 16 oz. fruit, not only preserves the original's great colors and flavors but also delivers a larger yield and earlier ripening. Brilliant red and green tones. Beautiful, spicy, sweet, tart tomato with good acid. Indeterminate, Wild Boar Summer of Love offers both visual appeal and delectable flavors in a single tomato.

Sustainably grown in 2.75" pots

Growing: 

Soil Preparation: 

The Summer of Love Tomato thrives in well-drained, fertile soil. Enhance soil quality by incorporating organic matter like compost. Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level (5.6-7.0). 

Spacing: 

Provide adequate spacing between plants, typically 18-24 inches, to facilitate proper air circulation and support healthy growth. Support and 

Pruning: 

Due to potential vigorous growth, offer support early in the season. Stake or cage plants to prevent sprawling. Regular pruning helps manage size and encourages optimal fruit production. 

Watering: 

Maintain consistent moisture levels throughout the growing season. Deep, regular watering is preferable over shallow and frequent irrigation. Mulching around plants aids in moisture retention and weed suppression. 

Fertilization: 

Feed Summer of Love Tomato plants with a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer during transplanting and when the first fruits appear. Follow recommended dosages for optimal results. 

Maturation and Harvest:

Days to Maturity: 

The Summer of Love Tomato typically matures in 70-75 days from transplanting. Harvest tomatoes when they display vibrant red, orange, and yellow colors and demonstrate a slight softness when gently squeezed. The optimal flavor is achieved when tomatoes are fully ripe. 

Storage and Usage: 

Store harvested Summer of Love Tomatoes at room temperature until fully ripe, then refrigerate to extend shelf life. These tomatoes are versatile in the kitchen, suitable for fresh consumption, salads, or enhancing various dishes. 

Cultivating Summer of Love Tomatoes from Wild Boar Farms is a delightful experience for gardeners and culinary enthusiasts alike. The visually stunning colors and exceptional taste make these tomatoes a unique addition to any garden. By following the comprehensive guidelines provided, you'll embark on a successful journey, cultivating Summer of Love Tomatoes— a nostalgic and flavorful heirloom variety. Happy gardening!

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Description

An enhanced version of the Berkeley Tie-Die, with its 16 oz. fruit, not only preserves the original's great colors and flavors but also delivers a larger yield and earlier ripening. Brilliant red and green tones. Beautiful, spicy, sweet, tart tomato with good acid. Indeterminate, Wild Boar Summer of Love offers both visual appeal and delectable flavors in a single tomato.

Sustainably grown in 2.75" pots

Growing: 

Soil Preparation: 

The Summer of Love Tomato thrives in well-drained, fertile soil. Enhance soil quality by incorporating organic matter like compost. Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level (5.6-7.0). 

Spacing: 

Provide adequate spacing between plants, typically 18-24 inches, to facilitate proper air circulation and support healthy growth. Support and 

Pruning: 

Due to potential vigorous growth, offer support early in the season. Stake or cage plants to prevent sprawling. Regular pruning helps manage size and encourages optimal fruit production. 

Watering: 

Maintain consistent moisture levels throughout the growing season. Deep, regular watering is preferable over shallow and frequent irrigation. Mulching around plants aids in moisture retention and weed suppression. 

Fertilization: 

Feed Summer of Love Tomato plants with a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer during transplanting and when the first fruits appear. Follow recommended dosages for optimal results. 

Maturation and Harvest:

Days to Maturity: 

The Summer of Love Tomato typically matures in 70-75 days from transplanting. Harvest tomatoes when they display vibrant red, orange, and yellow colors and demonstrate a slight softness when gently squeezed. The optimal flavor is achieved when tomatoes are fully ripe. 

Storage and Usage: 

Store harvested Summer of Love Tomatoes at room temperature until fully ripe, then refrigerate to extend shelf life. These tomatoes are versatile in the kitchen, suitable for fresh consumption, salads, or enhancing various dishes. 

Cultivating Summer of Love Tomatoes from Wild Boar Farms is a delightful experience for gardeners and culinary enthusiasts alike. The visually stunning colors and exceptional taste make these tomatoes a unique addition to any garden. By following the comprehensive guidelines provided, you'll embark on a successful journey, cultivating Summer of Love Tomatoes— a nostalgic and flavorful heirloom variety. Happy gardening!

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Shipping Weight: 0.5 lb

Dimensions: 2.75"L x 2.75"W x 6.0"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Exotic Heirloom-Based Tomato
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Requires Staking
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Indeterminate
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Family : Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Tomato Type : Slicing

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 5.6-7.0. Mulch to preserve moisture. Avoid wetting the foliage when watering. 

Planting and Growing: Provide ample spacing between plants, typically 18-24 inches, to facilitate proper air circulation and accommodate the potential for vigorous growth. Due to the potential for sprawling growth, offer support to Tomato plants early in the season. Staking or caging helps maintain an upright structure. Regular pruning can manage size and stimulate fruit production. 

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest when fruits give slightly under finger pressure; the shoulders may not have changed color yet.

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