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Bumble Bee Mix Tomato | Hudson Valley Seed Company | Organic Seeds

C$5.50Price

Solanum lycopersicum

A bee-utiful mix of eye-catching contrasted striped cherry tomatoes.

 

This mix of delightful tomatoes will have your garden abuzz with beauty this summer. The bright colors and contrasting stripes bring to mind all that we love about heirloom vegetables, however this mix is a modern release by independent traditional plant breeders. Bumble Bee Cherry Tomatoes are the product of years of work by the breeders at Artisan Tomatoes. They use traditional plant breeding techniques to bring color, flavor, diversity and resilience into their lines. This mix is comprised of three varieties: Purple Bumble Bee, Sunrise Bumble Bee, and Pink Bumble Bee. Plant a few plants this year and you'll find yourself buzzing like a bee to each one checking out what they have to offer.

 

Art Pack, 25 seeds

Product ID# , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

  • Growing Information

    Days to Germination 3-10 days
    Days to Maturity 70 days from transplant
    Planting Depth 1/4 inch
    Spacing in Row 24 inches
    Spacing Between Rows 42 inches
    Height at Maturity 72 inches

     

    Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, then transplant outdoors to indicated spacing after all threat of frost has passed. All tomatoes benefit from staking; indeterminate varieties require it. Prune tomatoes when they reach about 24" high and are starting to produce small suckers. Keep plants from coming into contact with the soil, and water at the roots as often as possible to prevent the spread of soil borne disease.

  • About the Art

    Artwork by Ali Kurzeja: www.alikurzeja.comAbout the Artist: I'm an artist from the beautiful beach town of Sarasota, Fl. I graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design in 2007 and have been working as an in-house illustrator and freelance artist for the past eight years. I love painting nature and utilizing color palettes that echo the feel of my coastal home. About the Art: Cherry tomatoes sit atop a plate, similar to the ones used in the old mess hall on the Seed Library's Catskill-camp-turned-farm. Watercolor artist Ali Kurzeja then painted tiles suggesting a hive of bees nesting in Art Pack-shaped honeycombs.