A Garden Favorite
Selection Tip: When choosing varieties,
keep in mind that “determinates” ripen over
3-4 weeks on bushy vines that usually need
no staking. “Indeterminate” vines continue
to grow and produce fruit all season until
frost. The large vines need support.
Key to tomato disease/pest resistance:
= verticillium wilt disease;
= fusarium wilt race I;
= fusarium wilt race I & II;
= root-knot nematodes (a soil-dwelling pest
common in the South);
= tobacco mosaic virus.
= Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl
= Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus