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Indigo Rose Pole Cherry Tomato Seeds

Indigo Rose Pole Cherry Tomato Seeds


Indigo Rose' was developed by Professor Jim Myers at Oregon State University to include anthocyanins (antioxidants that are beneficial to our health) in the fruits. Its 5' vines require support and produce plentiful 2-ounce fruits in clusters of 6 to 8. You'll find dozens of ways to eat these gorgeous purplish-brown tomatoes with red centers after you taste their balanced, sweet, acidic flavor! Allow fruit to fully ripen on the vine before harvesting. Disease resistant.

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Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 80–90 days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Type: Semi-Determinate, Cherry Tomato (Learn more)

Native: Andes

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Exposure: Full sun

Plant Dimensions: Vines can easily reach 5', possibly longer in areas with exceptionally long growing seasons.

Variety Info: 2-ounce, round fruits that turn purplish-brown with reddish undersides and red flesh. This open-pollinated variety has high resistance to early blight and powdery mildew.

Attributes: Early Blight Resistant, Powdery Mildew Resistant, Frost Sensitive

Sowing Info

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: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 24"

Row Spacing: 36"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 24"

Growing Info

Harvesting: Indigo Rose' tomatoes are at the peak of sun-ripened deliciousness when purplish-black color turns from bright, shiny purple to dull, brownish purple, and fruit has a slight give when gently squeezed.