«Bosque Blue Bumblebee» - Organic Tomato Seeds
Bosque Bumblebee is a small salad-type tomato, though still larger than a cherry tomato at about two inches in size, and it has a mild, almost citrusy flavor with an appealing juicy texture.
Heirloom tomato «Bosque Blue Bumblebee»Bosque Bumblebee is a rare eye-catching tomato that is bright yellow, with dark blue marbled shoulders. They develop the blue-purple color as they grow, and the more sun that each tomato receives, the deeper that color becomes.
Bosque Bumblebee is a small salad-type tomato, though still larger than a cherry tomato at about two inches in size, and it has a mild, almost citrusy flavor with an appealing juicy texture. The tough indeterminate, or vining, Bosque Bumblebee tomato plants can grow to an average of six feet, and they produce colorful juicy fruits with a sweet, mild citrus flavor grow up to 30-50 g. Deep-indigo marbled shoulders on a gold, thin skin get darker when exposed to direct sunligh and in cooler climates.
Detailed Bosque Blue Bumblebee Tomato Info:
- Type: Cherry
- Fruit color: Blue, Yellow
- Fruit Bearing: Indeterminate
- Days To Maturity: ~75 days
- Fruit Weight: 1 ounce (~30 g)
- Spread: Large
- Height: 60 inches (~150 cm)
- Sow Method: Indoor Sow
Planting Tips for Heirloom TomatoesMost gardeners want to get the most out of these delicious heirloom tomatoes and therefore give them a head start on the growing season. Start these vegetable seeds indoors in sterile potting mix being sure to keep the temperature above 70 degrees. Some people prefer to use a grow pad but the top of the fridge has been known to be quite effective as well.
Once the first true leaves appear on your tomato seedlings, transplant into 4" pots until you have completely hardened them off in the garden. Hardening is a process of exposing the plants more and more to outside temperature until they are hardy enough to tollerat a complete outdoor move. Generally speaking, by early summer heirloom tomatoes should be transplated into the garden.
Most heirloom varieties are quite productive and will greatly benefit from sturdy supports. It may also be advisable to add blood and bone to the worked soil to help ensure healthy productive heirloom tomatoes.
Seed Care tips for Heirloom Tomato SeedsHeirloom seeds are hardy but always take care with your garden seeds to give them the appropriate amount of moisture - not letting the vegetable seeds dry out prematurely or overwatering and possibly having them rot.