Beefsteak tomato 'Black Russian'
How to care for Beefsteak tomato 'Black Russian'
Light: Full Sun
Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.
Watering need: High demand
This is a water-loving plant, it does not like to dry up much. Before watering feel the soil - the top layer of soil can be slightly dry and the soil below should be a bit moist, but not wet, when watering again. Squeeze a bit of soil between your fingers - if water seeps out it’s still wet.
Fertilizing need: High demand
This plant can be quite demanding and does require a lot of fertilizing to be able to grow as well as to keep green and lush. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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The Best Way to Water Your Tomatoes
Tomatoes thrive best on getting plenty of water, so require fairly frequent watering.
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How to Fertilize Your Plant
Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.
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How to Repot Your Plant
Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.
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Removing Suckers from Your Plant
Removing suckers can help keep your tomato plant healthy.
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Overwintering Your Plant Cool And Bright
Evergreen or semi-deciduous plants keep their foliage during the winter months, and will therefore need a bright spot to survive.
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