PATIO TOMATO

Sweet valentines

Solanum Lycopersicum

F1 Tomato Sweet Valentines is a well-branched determinate patio-type tomato with a very compact self-mounding or cascading plant habit. These unique plant characteristics makes it a perfect fit in the Hem Genetics Low Grow assortment. It’s the first edible in the Low Grow assortment, stays compact 30-40 cm (12-16 in.) in height and produces tasty heart-shaped fruits borne in abundance. Plant and fruiting habit make it an ideal variety to produce in hanging baskets or to use in combination pots as the spiller component with herbs and flowers for patio use. Sweet Valentines is a Fleuroselect Approved Novelty.

• First edible in the Low Grow assortment

• Non-stretching thus compact cascading plant habit

• Tasty heart-shaped fruits

• Perfect in pots, containers, hanging baskets and mixed containers


Cultural Information Tomato Sweet Valentines (pdf


Life cycle: annual

Use: pots, containers, hanging baskets

Height in pot: 30-40 cm (12-16 in.)

Pot size: 10-15 cm (4-6 in.)

Plants per pot: 1 plant per small pot or 3 per large container

Garden position: sunny or very light shade

Water requirement: medium

Sow to finish:14-16 weeks

Min. growing temperature: night time 12º C/55º F, day time 18º C/60º F

Pinching: none

Growth regulators (PGRs): none

Seed count: 500-600 S/gram, (14.150-17.000 S/oz)

Seed form: profi seed

Germination rate: 85%





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