Patria offers plum tomato growers in the Southeast the added protection to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus that other saladette varieties lack. Compact determinate plants that require no pruning produce good yields of plum type fruit that are uniform ripening and have excellent firmness. The jointed fruit are produced on plants that have resistance to Fusarium wilt (races 1 and 2), Verticillium wilt (race 1) and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus.
Approximately 128,120 seeds per pound
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