Vigorous, disease resistant, high yield and exceptionally flavorful fruit, make Celebrity tomato a winner for gardeners. This mid-early variety will produce under a broad range of conditions. Most genetic resistance of any AAS winning tomato. Resistant to tobacco mosaic virus, verticillium wilt, fusarium wilt races 1 and 2 and root knot nemotodes. Produces large flavorful fruit all season long. Extra fine for the home garden.
70 days from setting out plants until first fruits mature. When raising transplants from seed add 6-8 weeks.
Planting guide: Start indoors 8 weeks before time to set in open ground. Cover thinly, then pack firmly and water. When plants are about 2 inches high, transplant to 3 inches apart in flat or pot. After danger of frost, set 2 to 3 feet apart in garden, but before doing so, harden the plants by gradually exposing them to the outdoor air for about a week.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting:
Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets
Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round
Peat Pots, 3" round
3" square pots
4 1/2" round pots
For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.
Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
|Plant Lighting:||Full Sun|
|Max Height (feet):||4'|
|Botanical Name:||Lycopersicon esculentum|
|Additional Characteristics:||1984 AAS Winner!|