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Gurney's® Orange Whopper Hybrid Tomato

Heirloom Flavor, Hybrid Productivity

This tomato really is the best of both worlds! These vibrant orange, beefsteak tomatoes produce a bountiful crop of fruits that can weigh up to 1 1/2 lbs. Great for fresh eating, use these orange beauties to add color to salads, salsas, sauces and more. Indeterminate. Disease resistance: VF. 74 DAYS.

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  • 64790
  • Pkt.
  • $8.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Lycoperiscon lycopersicum
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet. Indeterminate (will grow and produce fruit until frost. These plants should be supported by stakes or tomato cages).
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches.
  • 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 trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Spread: 2 - 4 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Heavy yield.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Large tangerine colored, beefsteak-type tomatoes up to 1 1/2 lbs.
  • Days To Maturity: 74 days from transplant
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 5 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vine, Indeterminate
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 15 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Prune by cutting out suckers (auxiliary shoots between the stems and the leaves) to produce larger fruit. Fruit also ripens earlier since the sun can reach it more easily.
  • Comments: Heirloom flavor, hybrid productivity.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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