Cosmonaut Volkov Tomato Art Pack

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Cosmonaut Volkov Tomato Seeds

Solanum lycopersicum
This tasty, round red tomato is out of this world.
Art Pack, 25 seeds
Product ID# TO0307A , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Maturity 80 from transplant
Planting Depth ¼ inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 48 inches
Width at Maturity 30 inches
Detailed Product Info

This is an excellent Northeast variety with a sweet/tangy flavor. It has heavy yields of big fruit of around 4-5 inches in diameter--great for fresh eating!

Early enough for a quick Russian summer and with a taste that's positively celestial, Cosmonaut Volkov Tomatoes will land a regular spot in your garden. The variety is of Ukrainian origin, but was selected by Russian space engineer turned avid gardener Mikhailovich Maslov. He thought it one of the best of his garden and named it after his comrade Vladislav Volkov, a Russian astronaut who perished while returning from the first visit to the Earth's first space station. This exceptional variety will keep the spirit of adventure alive in your garden.

Growing Instructions

Indeterminate. Sow indoors 3-8 weeks before last frost, then transplant 1-2 weeks after last frost. Provide medium-fertility soil and a sturdy trellis. Stay on top of harvest for longest-producing, healthiest plants.

About the Art and Artist

Artwork by Will Sweeney. Will draws storyboards for animated cartoons and just recently illustrated his first graphic novel, Le Morte D'Arthur.

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