Request a Catalog   |   Quick Order   |    E-mail Signup   |   1-877-564-6697
My Account   |   Wish List     Johnny's Selected Seeds Login
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Over 200 New Products! FREE SHIPPING On Orders Over $200!*
 E-mail Signup

Disease Resistance:

No disease information found.

Symbols Explained

Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty

Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty

At Johnny's, we have trialed seed and products from around the world. After confirming that they meet our superior quality standards, we have chosen to offer many unique varieties that are now only available from Johnny's. These are Johnny's Exclusives/Specialties.

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

For seeds, OG means "organically grown" and signifies seeds harvested from plants grown organically, without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides and according to National Organic Program standards.
For supplies, OG signifies products that are approved for use in growing certified organic crops; supplies are listed by the OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) when noted in the product description.

Grafted Bumble Bee Tomato Collection - Plants
+

Grafted Bumble Bee Tomato Collection - PlantsOrganic (F1) Plants

3949G

Product ID: 3949G

A collection of the "Bumble Bee" series of round Artisan cherry tomatoes.

34 plants each of Sunrise Bumble Bee, Pink Bumble Bee, and Purple Bumble Bee. A mix of colors, all with stripes and excellent flavor. See individual varieties for descriptions. Grafted to Estamino rootstock, which offers broad resistance to soil-borne disease and high vigor and fruit production. See individual varieties for resistances. Indeterminate. Organically grown.

Tomato Plugs - 10 Week Lead Time

Product Price Qty
3949G1 Unit  $331.50 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   N/A

 

Product Symbols:

Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty   Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies  

Shipping Information & Notes

Ordering and Shipping Information:
* Single-variety flats or preselected mixed flats of 34 plants of three different varieties are available. The minimum order is one flat of 102 plants shipped by the fourth week of June; after that date the minimum order is four flats, and no collections will be available.
* The lead time required for all grafted tomato plants is typically 10 weeks.
* All orders are considered custom orders because these plants are grown to your selection. Sorry, no cancellations.
* Plants ship Monday through Wednesday of your selected ship week via two-day service - please provide a physical shipping address.
* No standard shipping charges apply. However, for shipments to MT, AK, and NV, a fee of $80 will be charged for a phytosanitary certificate. Shipments to U.S. 50 states only (no U.S. territories).
* If shipping in potentially freezing weather, an insulated box (#7250) is available for an extra $10.00.

Growing Information

Tomatoes



DETERMINATE: (bush) varieties do not need pruning and may be grown with or without support; fruit ripens within a concentrated time period.
INDETERMINATE:
(climbing) varieties should be staked, trellised, or caged, and pruned for best results; fruit ripens over an extended period. Call for additional cultural tips.
CULTURE: GROWING SEEDLINGS:
Don't start too early! Root-bound, leggy plants that have open flowers or fruit when planted out may remain stunted and produce poorly. Sow in flats, using a soilless peat-based mix (NOT potting soil), 5-6 weeks before plants can be transplanted out after frost danger. Keep temperature of the starting mix at 75-90°F (24-32°C); tomato seeds germinate very slowly in cooler soil. When first true leaves develop, transplant into plug trays or 3-4" pots for large, stocky 7-8 week transplants for earliest crops. Grow seedlings at 60-70°F (16-21°C). Water only enough to keep the mix from drying. Fertilize with fish emulsion or a soluble, complete fertilizer.
TRANSPLANTING OUTDOORS:
Transplant into medium-rich garden or field soil 12-24" apart for determinate varieties, 24-36" apart for indeterminate, unstaked varieties, and 14-20" for staking. Water seedlings with a high-phosphate fertilizer solution (see Index). For earliest crops, set plants out around the last frost date under floating row covers (see Index) which will protect from frost to about 28°F (-2°C). If possible, avoid setting out unprotected plants until night temperatures are over 45°F (7°C). Frost will cause severe damage!
FERTILIZER:
Abundant soil phosphorus is important for early high yields. Too much nitrogen causes rampant growth and soft fruits susceptible to rot.
DISEASES:
Learn the common tomato diseases in your area. Select resistant varieties. For prevention, use young, healthy transplants, avoid overhead irrigation, plow in tomato plant refuse in the fall, rotate crops, and do not handle tobacco or smoke before handling plants. Fungicides can reduce certain diseases when properly selected and applied.
BLOSSOM END ROT:
Prevent it by providing abundant soil calcium and an even supply of soil moisture.
INSECT PESTS:
Use row covers to protect young seedlings from flea beetles. Tomato hornworms can be controlled with bacillus thuringiensis. Use spinosad for potato beetle larvae and adults.
HARVEST:
Fully vine-ripen fruit only for local retailing or use. To deliver sound fruit, pick fruit less ripe the further the distance and the longer the time between the field and the customer.
STORAGE:
Store firm, ripe fruit 45-60°F (7-16°C) for 4-7 days.
DAYS TO MATURITY:
From transplants.
TRANSPLANTS:
Avg. 850 plants/1,000 seeds, 7,450 plants/oz., 119,000 plants/lb.
AVG. PLANTING RATE:
Avg. 785 seeds to produce 667 plants needed to plant 1,000 ft. of row. Avg. 8,540 seeds, approx. 1 oz., to produce 1 acre of transplants, 18" between plants in rows 4' apart (7,260 plants needed).
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/OZ. (varies): 6,875-15,625 (avg. 8,750).
PACKET:
40 seeds, unless otherwise noted.


Recently Viewed

SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE AND SECURITY AT JOHNNY'S.

Choose Your Shipping Date

Please enter your zip code or select a hardiness zone from the menu below to view the recommended shipping date.

You may also manually select a ship date below.

Ship Date:
Want to change your ship date? Click on the drop down box and choose a different date.
×

Plant Shipping

Message

Would you like to ship these plants together? Yes No

Incompatable lead time. Please select a new date for both items.

×
Johnny's Selected Seeds Email Contest Gift Certificate Give Away
Johnny's Farm Crew
Thank you for signing up for growing tips, exclusive offers, and new product info. Close