Jul 19, 2019  Week: 29

Helix Tomato

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Scientific Name : Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name : Cherry, Small-Fruited

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Climbing, Upright

Spacing : 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height : 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)

Width : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • Experience the taste of Summer with a perfect balance of sweet and acid from Helix red cherry tomato.
  • With early-ripening fruit and high yields, Helix is perfect for fresh eating.
  • High resistance to root-zone and foliar diseases, including Late Blight resistance, will help ensure excellent plant health.
  • Best grown in-ground.

Genus/species: Solanum lycopersicum
Type: Tomato, small-fruited, cherry
Days to maturity from transplant: 50 to 55
Fruit characteristics: Elongated, round, bright red; 1-1.4 in./3-4 cm long x 1 in./3 cm wide, 0.3-0.5 oz. (9 to 14 g)
Plant habit: Indeterminate
Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 2 to 4 weeks (green plant), 7 to 8 weeks (ripe fruit)