Ed Hume Seeds

Stupice Organic Tomato

TOMATO Stupice

IPB type

This is the tomato you've been hearing about! Early, dependable, firm, juicy, small to medium size fruit. Northwest home gardeners have been raving about this early variety. 3 to 4 foot bush with unusual potato like foliage. Approximately 60 days from transplant.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Start seeds indoors, in pots, trays or flats in a warm room with plenty of bright light. Water with warm water. Cover with 1/8 inch fine soil.

THINNING: Thin when plants are about 2 inches tall. Individuality pot or space 3 inches apart in flats.

TRANSPLANTING: Plant outdoors in May, when all danger of frost has passed.

SPACING: Leave 24 to 36 inches between plants.

GERMINATION: Approximately 1 to 2 weeks in the home. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Plant in full sun. If possible, against a south or west wall or fence where sun reflection will provide additional heat. Black plastic at base of plants or a tire placed on the soil will also help provide heat for earlier ripening. Fertilize monthly and water deeply when dry.

Organic Certification by Washington State Department of Agriculture


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