A determinate tomato hybrid with a unique disease-resistance package on a vigorous plant
• Offering stability and adaptability
• Long shelf life
• Excellent flavour and taste
• Healthy plants and large fruit
A determinate, long shelf life tomato hybrid suited to open-field production for the fresh market as a trellised type.
Early to medium maturing variety. In Summer plantings the first fruit will mature in 80 - 85 days after transplanting. The date of harvesting may vary by as much as 10 days between early and late season plantings. This needs to be taken into consideration when planning planting schedules under different growing conditions.
A vigorous, dark green, highly disease resistant plant with a determinate growth habit. The plant height can vary between 1,4 - 1,7 m. At least 3 - 4 wires are necessary to trellis the plants effectively.
STAR 9009 produces very high quality, round to slightly flattened fruit weighing between 150 - 170g. STAR 9009 fruit combine long shelf life with traditional flavor. Fruit colour is red to deep red with a slight green shoulder present.
A plant population of 15,000 - 18,000 should be used. In-row spacing should not be less than 35cm between plants.
HR: Verticillium Wilt (Va, Vd), Fusarium Wilt (Fol 1, 2), Bacterial Wilt (Rs), Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV).
IR: Root-knot Nematodes (Ma, Mi,Mj), , Powdery Mildew (lt), Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV).
Features & Benefits:
STAR 9009 provides the grower with a unique combination of excellent adaptability, stability and disease resistance. STAR 9009 has a very high marketable yield potential with a high percentage of first grade fruit of attractive shape and size.