Celebrity Hybrid Tomato Seeds (Bush Type) 2315

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Celebrity Hybrid Tomato Seeds (Bush Type) 2315. This AAS Winner is our favourite for yield and garden performance. A hardy, adaptable tomato. Grow as a bush, cage or short staking tomato. Look for nicely shaped, large 280 g (10 oz) fruit with firm, flavourful flesh. LARGE yields.  Packet contains 20 seed. Resistance: V, F, N, TMV, ASC, ST. Harvest in approximately 75 days. Days to harvest are highly variable depending on growing conditions. Determinate growth pattern.

Resistance to diseases for individual varieties is indicated by the abbreviations in the descriptions.   V = VERTICILIUM WILT. N = ROOT NEMATODES. LS = LEAF SPOT. ST = STEMPHYLIUM. F = FUSARIUM. TMV = TOBACCO MOSAIC VIRUS. ASC=ALTERNARIA STEM CANKER.

How to Grow

350 seed/gram. Sow seeds indoors about 6-8 weeks before last spring frost date - use a peat moss based growing mix for germination and growing seedlings. The temperature of the seeding mix should be 21-24 C (70 - 75 F) for prompt germination. When the seedlings are 4 cm (1.75") high, transplant each into individual peat pots - reducing temperature to 15-18 C (59 - 65 F) until planting in the garden late May. After hardening off, transplant into well-drained organic soil 60 cm (24") apart for determinate varieties and 90 cm (36") apart for indeterminate varieties. Tomatoes need warmth, direct sunlight & a steady supply of water. Keep plants well-watered Apply the water to the soil rather than showering down over the plants. Rotate the crop position in the garden every year. Wait three years to use the same patch in the garden. Dig out and discard diseased plants. Do not compost. It is also very important to keep plants evenly watered as fluctuations in available soil moisture can lead to a host of problems such as fruit cracking or splitting, irregular fruiting and increasing the chance of blossom end rot developing. Apply a mulch of straw around plants to protect them from soil borne diseases and to help conserve soil moisture.

Additional information

Weight N/A
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Blooming Season Begins

High Summer

Lifecycle

Annual

Propagation

Start Indoors for an Earlier Crop or Sow Direct

Days to Emergence

10 to 14

Light

Full Sun

Growth Habit

Bushy

Height

Medium (60 to 80 cm)(24" to 32")

Frost Tolerance

Killed by Frost

Days to Harvest

75

Degree of Difficulty

Easy

Heritage

Hybrid

Length of Row Packet

Solanaceae

Family Name

Lycopersicon esculentum was the original name but is now listed as Solanum lycopersicum L. var. cerasiforme (Dunal) (D. M. Spooner et al.)

 

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