Solanum lycopersicum 'Sweet million'

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Tomato
Sweet million
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Scientific Classification
Species: Solanum lycopersicum
Heirloom
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Hybrid
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Open pol
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Plant Data
Mature height: 1.2-1.8m (4-6ft)
Mature spread: 30-38cm (12-15in)
Fruit shape: Cherry
Fruit colour: Red
Leaf type: Regular
Disease resistances: Fusarium wilt
References: [1]

Sweet million F1 is an indeterminate (cordon) variety of tomato. Sweet million trusses can hold as many as 100 sweet, cherry-sized fruits. They are resistant to splitting and disease.

Planner[edit]

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Sowing Time (Indoors for greenhouse crop)
Sowing Time (Indoors for outdoor crop)
Transplanting Time
Harvest Time

Growing[edit]

Main article: Tomato - Growing

Sowing[edit]

Sow indoors from January to March for greenhouse crops, March to April for outdoor crops. Sow thinly in pots or trays of seed compost, cover with a fine layer of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Keep at approximately 15-20°C (60-68°F). Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days.[2]

Transplanting[edit]

When plants reach a height of 10cm (4in) transplant to individual pots and keep at approximately 15°C (60°F).

Greenhouse

Transplant to growing positions April-May.[2]

Outdoor

Stand outside for a few days in late May (avoid frosts). Transplant to a sunny spot outside.[2]

Aftercare[edit]

Pinch out side shoots regularly and growing tips once 5-6 trusses have set.[2]

Harvest[edit]

Greenhouse

June to October.

Outdoors

August to October.

References[edit]

  1. (2010). PlantFiles: Tomato - Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Sweet Million'. Retrieved: 2010-08-05.
  2. a b c d (2010). Tomato Sweet Million F1 - Seed Packet. Johnsons. Newmarket, Suffolk.
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