GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: H/ Matures 8-13/ Harvest 17+/ Spacing 18"/
DAYS TO MATURITY: 80 plus
SEED CODE: C
SEEDS PER PACKET: 30
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 6-14
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 85F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: 6-8 weeks before last frost
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or pots 2 months before your average last spring frost. Transplant seedlings into well-composted soil after danger of frost is past. Set plants several inches deeper than in the pot - they will root along the stem. Greedy feeder-needs ample amounts of compost or decomposed manure. Needs lots of C, P & K but not as much N to prevent blossom-end rot. Keep soil moist in dry weather with periodic, deep waterings and mulch.
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum lycopersicum
DESCRIPTION: Late ripening variety. Indeterminate plants are an heirloom from Ruby Arnold of Greeenville, TN. On most top 5 lists for rich old-time spicy flavor. "the biggest surprise I've ever had in tomatoes," according to one expert--nobody expects such ripe sweet flavor in a green tomato.