Cosmonaut Volkov Tomato

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  • Beautiful red fruit with exceptional balanced flavor.

Organic Cosmonaut Volkov Tomato Seeds

Out of this world

Solanum lycopersicum
Round, red tomato with a tangy flavor.
Russian space engineer turned gardener Mikhailovich Maslov named the Cosmonaut Volkov after his comrade Volkov, an astronaut. Its orangey-red color and bright flavor sparkle.
Product ID# TO0307 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

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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.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 3 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 80 days from transplant
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 24 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 60 inches
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.

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