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The celebrity tomato is an All American Selection (AAS) winner variety of the tomato plant. It has more disease resistance than just about any other cultivar and is considered the standard for hybrid tomatoes.  It’s highly adaptable and almost entirely maintenance-free. Qualities that enable it to thrive in a wide range of conditions and make it a favorite among tomato growers. 

 

These semi-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.

 

The cultivar was developed at Seminis Vegetable Seeds by Colen Wyatt. One of the most successful plant breeders of the 20th century. My dad, Jim Waltrip worked with Colen and named the Celebrity tomato.

 

Ready May 8

Celebrity Tomato

$3.00Price
Excluding Sales Tax |
Expected to be ready in early May
  • 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, or simply bring the container indoors. Determinates can be spaced 18-24 inches apart. Tomatoes can be buried up to the top 2 sets of leaves.

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