Sweet valentines

Lycopersicum esculentum

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

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Life cycle: annual/vegetables
Use: containers, pots, mixed containers and perfectly suited as patio plant
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 height: 30-35 cm (12-14 in.)
Garden width: 25-30 cm (10-12 in.)
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: 30-40 cm (12-16 in.)
Growth regulators (PGRs): none
Seed count: 350-550 S/gr (9,800-14,400 S/oz)
Seed form: profi seed
Germination rate: 85%

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