Early, concentrated sets have been noted on Pony Express tomatoes in growers fields throughout the Northeast. Its determinate plant produces excellent yields of large saladette type fruit that are elongated in shape and have a dark red color. Growers have been impressed with its earliness, size and yields when compared to other varieties of this type. Pony Express tomatoes have an excellent disease package: resistance to Fusarium wilt (races 1,2,3), Verticillium wilt (race 1), Root Knot Nematode, Bacterial Speck and Tomato Mosaic Virus helps to ensure that youll see a high quality crop of tomatoes.
Soil temperature: 75 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Seeding depth: 0.25 - 0.5 inches
Germination days: 6 - 14 days
Grow on temperature day: 60 - 65 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 5 - 6 weeks
Maturation days: 72 days