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Tomato

Ace 55 VF

Western Favorite, Medium-Large Fruits, Heavy Yield

Description

Nothing tastes better than vine ripened tomatoes. Ace 55 is a standard sized, determinate tomato variety (3 to 5 feet) with medium to large attractive fruit that ripens well in western climates. It also exhibits improved disease tolerance to verticillum and fusarium wilt.

  • Seed Depth: .5 in.
  • Row Spacing: 36 in.
  • Seed Spacing: 2 in.
  • Plant Spacing: 12-18 in.
  • Days to Sprout: 6-14
  • Days to Harvest: 76

Planting

Start seeds indoors if late frost is an issue. For best results and to save space train plants on stakes or wire cages.

Care

Thin when plants are 2 inches high. Young plants need regular waterings, mature plants should be soaked deeply about every 10 days. Keep water off of plants to avoid diseases. Mulching helps to keep soil moist. Use low nitrogen fertilizer.

Harvest

Harvest at the stage of ripeness that most appeals to you. Cut or gently pull fruit from the stem.

Hint

Tomatoes need an even supply of water. Erratic watering will cause blossoms to rot.

Nutrional Value

Good source of Vitamins A, C and Iron.

Growing Guide and Additional Tips
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