- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 2 - 3 Feet
- Mature Spread 2 - 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 9 - 12
With its large, bright red fruits, the Phoenix Tomato Plant may just become your go-to variety. Suitable for hot summers, it produces high yields of 10-12 oz fruits that are crack resistant. Perfect for slicing, salads, and sandwiches, its fruits have an excellent flavor and are popular with home growers. Maturing in around 70 days, the Phoenix Tomato Plant is a determinate variety.
Phoenix Tomato Plant Care
Being a tender edible, the Phoenix Tomato Plant should only be planted out once all risk of frost has passed and the temperatures are reliably above 60-65 °F. To encourage its uniform and large fruits, it should be grown in full sun and on fertile soil. To ensure good air circulation, space plants 3 to 4 feet apart.
Growing Phoenix Tomato Plant
If given enough sun and warmth, you could be harvesting the fruits of this Phoenix Tomato Plant in as little as 70 days. With a height and spread of 24 - 36 inches, the Phoenix Tomato Plant is ideally suited to growing in a container or pot. Place the pot outdoors in a sunny and sheltered position.
When grown in a container, a minimum pot size of 12 inches across is required to support the growth of this tomato plant. Apply a vegetable-specific compost mix to help retain moisture and feed this plant.
Watering Phoenix Tomato Plant
Tomatoes grow best when the soil is kept moist and is not allowed to dry out. When watering, it is best to aim at the base of the plant and avoid getting the foliage wet.
Feeding Phoenix Tomato Plant
For the highest yields and most flavorsome fruits, a tomato-specific fertilizer is recommended. Apply as per the manufacturer’s instructions once the first flowers have formed.
Phoenix Tomato Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 12|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Spacing: 3 - 4 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: N/A|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Resists: Disease, Pests & Insects|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Phoenix Tomato Plant|
|Other Name(s): Phoenix Tomato|
|Scientific Name: Tomato 'Phoenix'|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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