Tomato Hybrid seeds – Sahara F1 (Sakata Brand)
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Tomato Hybrid seeds – Sahara F1 (Sakata Brand)

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Would you like to plant tomato seeds of the best variety on your farm? Sakata Sahara F1 Tomato Seeds is very much available here!

We deliver Sakata Sahara F1 with an excellent sweet taste, which is a determinate hybrid variety. It is also known for the optimal production of very firm, oval-shaped fruits.

It ripens 74 days after transplanting. This product is highly suitable for dry season farming. It is also very suitable for all domestic markets where the demand is for elongated and oval tomato fruits shape.

Package Size: 1000 seeds.

Delivery is nationwide.

 

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Tomato Hybrid seeds – Sahara F1 is a  tomato hybrid with an outstanding sweet taste. This variety is known for its high oval-shaped, elongated, and very firm fruit quality. Moreover, it is suitable for all African domestic markets where elongated fruits are demanded.

 

To grow Tomato Hybrid seeds – Sahara F1, follow these steps:

1. Prepare the nursery.

  • Fill nursery trays with a well-draining seed starting mix.
  • Sow the seeds 1/4 inch deep and 1 inch apart.
  • Water the seeds well and keep the mix moist until germination.
  • Place the nursery trays in a warm, sunny location.
  • The seeds should germinate within 7-10 days.

2. Transplant the seedlings.

  • Once the seedlings have two sets of true leaves, they are ready to be transplanted.
  • Harden off the seedlings by gradually exposing them to outdoor conditions for a week before transplanting.
  • Prepare the planting site by loosening the soil and adding compost or manure.
  • Space the seedlings 2 feet apart in rows that are 3 feet apart.
  • Water the seedlings well after transplanting.

3. Care for the plants.

  • Water the plants regularly, especially during hot weather.
  • Fertilize the plants every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Mulch around the plants to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Stake or cage the plants to support them as they grow.

4. Harvest the tomatoes.

  • The tomatoes will be ready to harvest in about 74 days after transplanting.
  • Harvest the tomatoes when they are fully ripe and have a deep red color.
  • To harvest, cut the tomatoes from the vine with a sharp knife.

Tips for growing Sahara F1 tomatoes:

  • Sahara F1 tomatoes are a determinate variety, meaning that they will grow to a certain height and then produce all of their fruit at once.
  • Sahara F1 tomatoes are tolerant to heat and drought, making them a good choice for growing in hot climates.
  • Sahara F1 tomatoes are also resistant to a number of diseases, including Verticillium wilt and Fusarium wilt.
  • To get the best yield of Sahara F1 tomatoes, plant them in full sun and well-drained soil.
  • Water the plants regularly and fertilize them every two weeks.
  • Stake or cage the plants to support them as they grow.

With proper care, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of Sahara F1 tomatoes all season long.

Tomato Hybrid seeds – Sahara F1 characteristics

  • Nursery: 3-4 weeks.
  • Earliness: Early to medium.
  • Maturity: 74 days post-transplantation.
  • Plant: very robust, strong cover, and high yield.
  • Production/yield: 30-35 tonnes/acre under good farming practices.
  • Fruit: Very strong elongated, ungreen back, smooth and solid oval crop with an average weight of 120-130gm.
  • Form: Oval.
  • Shelf life: About 21 days.
  • Instructions for Planting: 10,000 Seeds per Acre.

Nutritional Digest of Tomatoes:

Tomatoes’ water content is about 95%, with the other 5% being predominantly carbohydrates and fiber. Tomatoes also have strong vitamin and mineral sources such as vitamin C, potassium, vitamin K , vitamin B9 (folate), etc. Having tomatoes in the diet can help prevent cancer, maintain healthy blood pressure and reduce blood glucose levels in diabetes patients, In addition, they contain essential carotenoids such as lutein and lycopene. They can protect the eye from light-induced damage.

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