|Lycopersicon esculentum var. esculentum
(ly-koh-PER-see-con ESS-kew-len-tum variety ESS-kew-len-tum)
Common name: ‘Celebrity’
Zone: 9 – 11
Aspect: sun; partial shade
Soil: humus-rich; moist
Days to maturity: 70 from transplant
|Description: A semi-determinate, F1 hybrid tomato. Good yield of 8 – 10 oz (227 – 283 gm) of firm, flavourful, bright red fruits.
Special Notes: One of the early-producing tomato varieties. Bred by Colen Wyatt of PetoSeed, which is now a subsidiary of Seminis Seeds. Easy to grow. Good resistance to Tomato Mosaic Virus (TMV), Verticillium Wilt (VW), Fusarium Wilt Races 1 & 2 (FW), root knot nematodes, cracking, leaf spot, and stemphylium alternaria stem canker.
Awards: 1984 All-American Selection (AAS)
Posted on April 13, 2015