Tomato Bush Ace 55 Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tomato Bush Ace 55 Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Solanum lycopersicum

Item #3039

80 days from transplanting. Determinate.
Ace 55 has excellent fresh tomato flavor and is a lower-acid tomato for those with such a preference. An old favorite for canning, 5"–6" diameter, 6–8 ounce fruits are just the right size to quarter and pack into quart jars. Yields are exceptional; as a determinate type, the majority of the fruits ripen over a 1 to 2 week period, which is another reason home canners choose Ace 55. In areas with a long growing season, a second planting will double your harvest!

This packet yields 24 plants when started indoors.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 24”

Row Spacing:
3’

Thinning:
When 2” tall
thin to 1
every 24”


When to sow outside: Recommended for mild winter climates only: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost and when soil temperatures are at least 60°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Provide adequate light to produce sturdy plants.

Harvesting: Harvest tomatoes when fully colored and firm. About 1 month before the average first fall frost, clip all blossoms and any undersized fruit off the plant. This will steer all the plant’s remaining energy into ripening what’s left. If you have a lot of unripe tomatoes near the end of the season and a frost is approaching, pick them and store them indoors in a single layer away from direct sunlight to ripen.

Artist: Peggy Turchette



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