Week 18 – May 06, 2021

Plant Information

DarkStar Tomato

New variety!
  • DarkStar Tomato - Bloom
  • DarkStar Tomato - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name: Tomato, Large-Fruited, Beefsteak

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Climbing, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height: 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)

Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Upgrade your garden with heirloom tomato flavor and modern hybrid tomato performance. Early-maturing, rich, purple beefsteak fruit has higher yield potential and fewer blemishes than most heirlooms. Offers disease resistance to late blight, too.

Grower Information:

A true garden star!
DarkStar is resistant to late blight, a common disease of tomato plants, and it has been tested for all common seedborne diseases, ensuring high-quality seed for propagation. You can rely on DarkStar to light up your vegetable program!

  • Upgrade your garden with heirloom tomato flavour and modern hybrid tomato performance.
  • Early-maturing, rich, purple beefsteak fruit has higher yield potential and fewer blemishes than most heirlooms.
  • Large, purple beefsteak fruit is perfect for eating fresh on a sandwich or try preserving in sauce. 
  • Offers high disease resistance to late blight, too.
  • Best grown in the ground with support of a trellis or cage.