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Defiant (VFF) Hybrid Tomato

Excellent Blight Resistance!

Medium-firm textured tomatoes have a good balance of sugars and acids, perfect for slicing and salads. High yields of large, 8-oz. fruits provide you with tomatoes all summer long and into early fall. Highly resistant to late blight and resistant to early blight, Fusarium wilt and verticillium wilt. Determinate. 70 DAYS. Tomato plants are not available in CA, OR, WA.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height Approximately 3 feet. Determinate, medium sized plants.
  • Germination 5 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • 96853
  • Pkt. -Approx. 10 seeds per packet
  • $6.99
  • 64547
  • Plants-3 per offer
  • $16.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycoperiscon esculentum 'Defiant Hybrid'
  • Height: Approximately 3 feet. Determinate, medium sized plants.
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches. Plants can be closer together.
  • Depth: Plant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or digging a trench and laying the plant on its side in the trench. The stem will develop roots along its length.
  • Spread: 2 - 4 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: High yields all Summer, early into Fall.
  • Fruit: High yields of large, 8 oz. fruits that are medium-firm textured with a good balance of sugars and acids.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 days from transplanting into the garden.
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained, enriched soil.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 20 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Determinate tomatoes need no pruning.
  • Comments: Has a similar taste to Celebrity- good clean balance of sugars & acids.

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