Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
1 to 2 weeks after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
after last spring frost, if your season is long
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
60-85 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
53-90 days from transplant
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
tomato hornworm, tomato fruitworm, stinkbugs, cutworms, aphids, Colorado potato beetles, flea beetles, whiteflies
fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, early blight, late blight, nematodes, curly top virus, anthracnose, bacterial spot, tobacco mosaic virus
when fully colored and firm
plant disease-resistant varieties; set up stakes or cages at the time of transplanting to garden
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