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Defiant Hybrid Tomato

Excellent blight resistance

Defiant Hybrid Tomato

Excellent blight resistance

  • Perfect acid-sugar flavor balance
  • Disease resistant with a particularly strong resistance to blight
  • High yields
  • Determinate
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Product Description

This tomato is familiar in the gardening community for its strong resistance to blight, which is how it got its name! Defiant will produce exceptionally high yields of large, 8 oz fruits all summer long. Each tomato is medium-firm in texture with a good balance of sugars and acids, making it an excellent all-purpose tomato. Whether you're making pico de gallo or need to add some flavor and color to a wrap, you'll love the taste of Defiant. It's resistant to Fusarium Wilt Race I, Early Blight Resistance, Late Blight Resistance, and Veriticillium Wilt. Determinate. 70 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Lycoperiscon lycopersicum 'Defiant Hybrid'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 3 feet. Determinate
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Spread: 2 - 4 feet.
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage.
  • Depth: Plant outdoors after any chance of frost is past. When transplanting, set the plant deep, up to the first true leaves, by digging a deep hole or trench. The stem will develop roots along it's length.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Germination: 5 - 10 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 70 days from transplant.
  • Yield: High yields
  • Fruit: High yields of large,red 8 oz. fruits that are medium-firm textured with a good balance of sugars and acids.
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained, deep, fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Determinate tomatoes need no pruning.
  • Form: Vine, Determinate
  • Flowers: Small yellow flowers.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 20 seeds per packet.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A - 6B 9/14/18 - 10/26/18
7A - 10B 8/31/18 - 11/09/18
Last Order
Date
Zones 1-6: 10/22/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/5/2018

2018 Insects Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Lacewings, Lady Beetles &
Encapsulated Earthworms
Nematodes
1A 5/4/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B - 2A 5/11/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B - 3B 4/27/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A - 6A 4/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B - 7A 4/6/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B - 8B 3/9/18 - 11/2/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A - 10B 2/23/18 - 11/2/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date 10/29/2018 10/29/2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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