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A Turkish heirloom producing abundant red-orange fruit.
Native to Turkey, this heirloom variety is a favorite of Italian gardeners and chefs. The petite 18-22" plants produce abundant yields of round, red-orange 3" fruit. Eat when the fruits are young and in the green stage. Once orange, the fruits are excellent for stuffing. 65-85 days from transplant. Insect-resistant.
Height: 18-22 inches
Days to Maturity: 65-85 days
Sowing Method: Indoor Sow
How to grow Turkish Orange
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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Turkish Orange is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Turkish Orange are Zone 4 and Zone 14.
Growing Turkish Orange from seed
Start indoors eight weeks before last frost date.
Sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 1.95 feet (60.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15Â°C/59Â°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Turkish Orange about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Turkish Orange
As Turkish Orange is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.