This AAS winner is resistant to just about every tomato pest you’ll find
Days to Maturity: 70 from transplant
All-America Selections (AAS) Winner 1984
Long-time classic favorite of customers, Celebrity is a superior all-around tomato with such fantastic disease resistance you can put away the sprays and soaps for good.
These determinate plants are exceptionally strong, bearing masses of smooth, round, bright red tomatoes. Weighing about 8 ounces, they’re very uniform (no green shoulders here) and resistant to cracking.
Boasting a fantastic disease resistance package, Celebrity is resistant to, or tolerant of, the following tomato diseases: verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, nematodes, and tobacco mosaic virus. VF1F2NTASt.
Start seeds indoors 5 to 6 weeks before the last frost date. Plant outdoors when danger of frost is past and night temperatures consistently remain above 55 degrees Fahrenheit. If an unexpected late frost is forecasted, protect young plants with plastic sheeting or other cover. Set plants 2 to 2? feet apart.
(P)Pkt of 30 seeds
Tomato Fruit Set:Determinate
Days to Maturity:70
Additional Characteristics:Award Winner,?Edible
Light Requirements:Full Sun
Moisture Requirements:Moist,? well-drained
Resistance:Alternaria Alternata (Crown Wilt),?Root-Knot Nematodes,?Stemphylium (Gray Leaf Spot),?Verticillium Wilt
Soil Tolerance:Normal,? loamy