Orange King Tomato, O...
A large, early deep-orange slicer weighing up to ¾ pound.
Main-crop variety for the north and short-season areas. Sets well in high or low temperature conditions. Golden Rule manager Ellen said, "This is the one orange tomato the community really liked and will grow again. VERY prolific."
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum lycopersicum
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or pots 2 months or so before setting out. Transplant 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 potassium, phosphorous, but not as much nitrogen. Needs calcium to prevent blossom-end rot; use gypsum or bone meal if necessary. Keep soil most in dry weather with periodic, deep watering and mulch.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing 21"
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