Supremo' produces a dependable mid-season crop of impressively large, uniform tomatoes that set well even in heat. You'll have loads of tomatoes to make sauce or paste, chop for salads or salsas, or slice for sandwiches. In areas with a long growing season, a successive planting will double your harvest! Excellent disease resistance, including Fusarium wilt (1-3), Verticillium wilt, root knot, bacterial speck, and spotted wilt.
• Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum (hybrid)
• Days to Maturity: 68 days from transplanting
• Family: Solanaceae
• Native: Andes
• Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
• Plant Dimensions: 36" tall, 18" wide
• Variety Information: 3"-3½" long by 1½"-2" wide, oblong red fruits with few seeds. Excellent disease resistance. High resistance to Fusarium wilt (1-3), Verticillium wilt, root knot and nematodes. Intermediate resistance to bacterial speck, and spotted wilt. 'Supremo' is a determinate type tomato.
• Type: Determinate, Paste, Slicer
• Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant
• When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F.
• When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Transplant when air temperature is 45°F or warmer, usually 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F.
• Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
• Seed Depth: ¼"
• Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"
• Row Spacing: 36"
• Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"
• Harvesting: 'Supremo' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when bright red, and have a slight give when gently squeezed.