To promote the growth of a strong root system, plant tomato seedlings deep enough to bury the stem up to the first set of serrated leaves.
Top-dress the soil around each new plant with a handful of low-nitrogen organic fertilizer; water well. Shown: 'Stupice' Tomato.
This heirloom from the Czech Republic has a rich, tangy flavor with 2-inch-diameter fruit. A compact grower, this variety will produce until frost. Grows up to 48 inches tall and 18 inches wide; requires about 55 days to mature. Zones 3-9