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Fruiting Vegetables: Tomatoes

Learn more about fruiting vegetables — particularly tomatoes — with our thorough plant guide that shows you when to sow and harvest, plus the best conditions for these plants.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Shirley Tomato Dependable Greenhouse Variety
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Tomato 'Shirley' F1

This dependable greenhouse variety yields heavy crops of large, rounded, scarlet fruits, even in poor weather conditions. A cordon variety, it requires staking and side-shooting, but has some disease resistance.
Sow: Midwinter to early spring
Harvest: Early summer to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun

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