Brandywine Yellow Tomato Plants Seeds
Yellow Brandywine Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, vitamin D, and potassium. They have the four main carotenoids and supply the body with large amounts of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant. They also have more niacin and folic acid than other tomatoes and offer a good level of potassium, important for regulating blood pressure, nerve function and muscle control.
The flavor of Brandywine tomatoes is a balanced richness with a hint of spice. The pulp of these tomatoes is known to be particularly creamy. Brandywine is commonly named as the best tasting tomato variety. It has the perfect balance of sugar and acidity, with that magnificent old-fashioned tomato flavor.
These large, fleshy fruits, while popular, are rarely available in supermarkets, making them difficult to enjoy. Therefore, the best option to taste and enjoy the unique flavor of these delicious fruits is to grow them yourself.
While Brandywine tomato plants are quite large, a few strong cuttings and regular pruning will allow them to grow successfully in a container.
Full sun and well-drained, organic-rich soil are needed for these babies to grow. Sow them indoors for 6 weeks for best results. Sow seeds 1/8 inch deep and place trays or containers in a warm 65-23 degrees Fahrenheit (18-23 degrees Celsius) location for quick germination.
It is ideal to plant two seeds per hole, the extra seed will work as insurance when the other seeds do not sprout
Plant tomatoes in the ground 24 to 36 inches (60 to 90 cm) apart in rows. Each row should be 48 inches (122 cm) apart. It is very tempting to bring them close together at planting time, but bringing them too close will only increase the chance of disease.
The slower ripening of this tomato takes 80 to 100 days to produce fruit. But these plants have what's known as an indeterminate growth habit, meaning that once they mature, they will continue to flower and produce fruit as long as conditions are favorable.
Brandywine varieties are some of the most popular traditional tomatoes grown in North America. They are known for their large size, good flavor, and pumpkin-shaped ridges.
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