«Ambrosia Orange UBX» - Organic Tomato Seeds
Our first release of a new line of cherry tomatoes, UBX is a small, dark gold tomato with unusually high sugar levels. The flavor is out of this world. Field-grown fruit is averaging 11.5 % soluble solids by midseason.
Heirloom Tomato «Ambrosia Orange UBX»Our first release of a new line of cherry tomatoes, UBX is a small, dark gold tomato with unusually high sugar levels. The flavor is out of this world.
Field-grown fruit is averaging 11.5 % soluble solids by midseason. For comparison, SunGold is somewhere between 8 and 10% here. Brix level depends on a number of factors, including temperature and soil fertility and how you water. However, Ambrosia UBX has been bred specifically for this trait using wild stock.
The vigorous indeterminate plant has foliage with narrow leaves and tends to sprawl. Production is excellent through a long season. The 1/2" fruit shows no tendency to crack, even in wet weather.
Detailed Ambrosia Orange UBX Tomato Info:
- Type: Cherry
- Fruit color: Orange
- Fruit Bearing: Determinate
- Days To Maturity: ~100 days
- Fruit Weight: ~0.1 ounces (~10 g)
- Spread: Mid
- 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.