42 Day Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Determinate
This fast-growing red cherry variety is first to deliver fruit to eager gardeners in both warmer and cooler regions. Compact plants that grow well in containers and garden beds yield .5-1-ounce sweet tomatoes. Replant in midsummer for a late summer crop!
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 40-50 days
- Start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost. Plant 1/4" deep in seed starting mix. Requires soil temperatures of 75-85F to germinate. Heating mat is recommended. Keep moist.
- Harden off and transplant in full sun when all danger of frost has passed. Bury deep, planting the entire stem leaving only top leaves above ground.
- Space plants 2-3' apart; space rows 3-4' apart.