A beautiful indigo blue tomato
The JL Midnight Select tomato variety produces plants of 1m20 in height with numerous clusters of 6 intense indigo blue fruits sometimes sprinkled with a little green. Fruits are very rich in anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants. This variety has been bred by Lee Goodwin of J&L Gardens in New Mexico and is related to “Bosque Blue Bumblebee” with smaller fruits.
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-29°C
Germination time in days: 7-14 day
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-120 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow in pots from March, at a temperature between 16 and 20°C, under a well-lit shelter, 5 weeks before planting. Transplant the entire root ball in the ground, after the last frosts, at a minimum distance of 50 cm, burying the stem up to the first leaves. Water thoroughly when planting.