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What are Determinate Tomatoes?

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What are Indeterminate Tomatoes?
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Common in the United States. Includes varieties Red Ponderosa and Coustralee. Vitamin C greater if vine ripened. Popular with restaurants for sandwiches and burgers due to its size. Cultivar was brought back into cultivation in Developed by John A.

Salzer Seed Company in Craig Lehoullier has regrown them old seeds and are purchasable once again. Open-pollinated tomato for the Southwest. A cross between Silvery Fir Tree and Floridade. Continues to produce in hot weather. Named as such since it is expected to ripen early, likely before U. They are known for being extremely juicy and delicious with a high yield.

They are ideal for greenhouses and sunny sheltered spots outdoors. A hybrid of the Rutgers tomato and the Brandywine by the Burpee Seed Company, it made its first appearance in commercial seed circa It has the Rutgers' yield and harvesting characteristics as well. Ostensibly from the original wild tomato from Mexico. They are smaller than most cherry tomato types. Considered world's smallest tomato, Micro Tom is a cultivar used mainly in laboratory experiments.

These tomato varieties are compact and generally grow to a height of about 3'-4' in a growing season. Determinate tomatoes stop growing when the top bud of the plant sets fruit. All of their crop will ripen near the same time over a period of weeks and then the plant, having completed its life cycle, will begin to die.

Determinate tomatoes are good candidates for growing in containers , and the aluminum tomato cages you buy at the garden center are designed to support these tomatoes. What are Indeterminate Tomatoes? Indeterminate tomato varieties are more commonly known as "vining" tomatoes.

Indeterminate tomatoes can grow anywhere from 6'' tall in a growing season. They will continue to grow, bloom, and set fruit until they are killed by the first frost of the growing season. These tomatoes require lots of staking and pruning of tomato suckers. If you've ever grown a tomato in a small space like a balcony or porch that quickly became unmanageable, you grew an indeterminate tomato. If space-saving is an issue in your garden, grow determinate tomatoes that can easily be caged or staked to keep them in check.

If you have more room and can stake a plant, choose an indeterminate variety. Another thing to take into consideration is the amount of time you want to spend harvesting. I find that there's less of an emotional connection with determinate tomatoes.

They grow to a certain height, you get your crop, and you tear out the plant to make room for your second season planting. The growth habit of Indeterminates can result in keeping a plant around way past its prime. You may find yourself growing a raggedy plant well into the fall because you want to give that last bloom at the tip a chance to develop and fruit. Browse all of our tomato content for mouth-watering tomato recipes, savvy tomato growing tips, and up-to-the minute tomato breakthroughs.

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Indeterminate tomatoes, on the other hand, will continue and grow and produce fruit throughout the growing season. Given a long enough season, indeterminate tomatoes can grow to .

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Indeterminate tomato varieties will form flowers along the sides of the shoots but they continue to grow until weather conditions are no longer favorable. This is the main difference between determinate and indeterminate tomatoes.

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Indeterminate varieties of tomatoes are also called "vining" tomatoes. They will grow and produce fruit until killed by frost and can reach heights of up to 10 feet although 6 feet is considered the norm. Home / Vegetables / Tomatoes / Indeterminate Indeterminate Plants go from spring until frost, producing fruit on long vines that can easily grow 6 feet or taller.

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Indeterminate tomatoes will grow and produce fruit until killed by frost. They can reach heights of up to 12 feet although 6 feet is normal. Indeterminates will bloom, set new fruit and ripen fruit all at the same time throughout the season. Indeterminate tomato vines bear all season and tend to need staking, while determinate types produce tomatoes all at once and grow much more compactly. Most gardeners grow indeterminate tomatoes for fresh eating, and smaller, meatier determinates for canning and sauce-making.