Alaska Seeds: Heirloom Tomatoes
Tomato Seed Bundle Sale – Open Pollinated Alaska Seeds for Cold Climate Gardening – Heirloom & Cool Weather Varieties
Dive into a world of vibrant flavors and robust harvests with our Ultimate Tomato Seed Bundle Sale! Featuring an exquisite selection of open-pollinated heirloom tomatoes, including Green Tiger, Black Krim, Costoluto Genovese, Black Cherry, and Moskvich, this seed bundle is your gateway to an unforgettable cold climate gardening experience.
Green Tiger: Delight in the striking green stripes and tantalizing tangy flavor
Black Krim: Savor the rich, dark hues and intense taste that make Black Krim a gourmet favorite.
Costoluto Genovese: Relish the deep ribbing and classic, robust tomato flavor of the Costoluto Genovese.
Black Cherry: Indulge in the sweet, juicy burst of flavor that defines the Black Cherry tomato.
Moskvich: Celebrate the early harvests and cold tolerance of the reliable Moskvich.
Our seed collection is the perfect opportunity to elevate your cold climate garden with the finest selection of cool weather tomatoes. With the Ultimate Tomato Seed Bundle, you’re not just planting seeds; you’re cultivating a heritage of flavor and abundance. Secure your bundle today and embark on a horticultural journey like no other!
As with most of the tomato varieties that are to be grown in Alaska, these need to be started indoors in late March or early April. Transplant date outdoors in the second week of June.
Locate the warmest micro- climate available and avoid extensive overhead watering.
Start seeds indoor towards the end of March and set outside the first or second week of June in the far North. Make sure to “pot up” frequently to avoid leggy plants.
Sow seeds 1/4″ deep and use a heat mat to speed germination.
Minimum 10 seeds per packet
Growing tomatoes in Alaska requires special attention due to the state’s unique climate conditions. Alaska’s short growing season and cool temperatures demand early preparation and careful selection of tomato varieties.
Start by choosing cold-hardy tomato varieties, which are well-suited for Alaska’s climate. Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost, using a seed-starting mix. Provide them with ample light, either by placing them near a sunny window or using grow lights, and keep the soil warm and moist.
As the last frost date approaches, begin hardening off your tomato seedlings by gradually exposing them to outdoor conditions. This process helps them acclimate to Alaska’s cool climate.
Choose a planting location that receives at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily. Alaskan summers have long daylight hours, so make the most of this by selecting a sun-rich spot. Use raised beds or containers with well-draining soil, enriched with compost or organic fertilizer.
Protect your plants from cold snaps by using cloches or row covers. Regularly check for signs of pests or diseases and remove affected foliage immediately.
Harvest your tomatoes when they’re ripe and vibrant. In Alaska, the fruits may ripen later than in warmer climates, so patience is key. Enjoy the fruits of your labor in delicious recipes or fresh from the vine!