Tomato, Centennial Rocket
Tomato, Centennial Rocket

Tomato, Centennial Rocket

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Full Sun
50 Days
Approx. 25 seeds
 Open Pollinated
2-3’ tall
100% Germination Rate (2023 test)

Determinate. Canadian bred. Very early red “two-bite” cherry tomato with good flavour on bush habit plants. This heirloom was developed by the Agriculture Canada Experimental Farm, Alberta in 1967 for the celebration of Canada’s Centennial Birthday. Determinate varieties do not need pruning; fruit ripens within a concentrated time period. Benefits from starting indoors. Seed from small organic farm in Ontario. 

Companions: Basil, Borage, Carrots


Growing Instructions:

Germinates best in warm soil at 24-29°C with moderate moisture.

Plant Spacing : 12-18” Row Spacing: 4-6’ apart.

Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4" deep. At first true leaf, pot-up to 4" pots. Grow at a constant 16–21°C. Harden off before transplanting into the soil. Plant deeply to encourage strong rooting. Water seedlings with a high-phosphate fertilizer solution at planting to help boost early yields.