Plant Care Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

About Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Taxonomy

Solanum lycopersicum 'Brandywine'
Solanum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

💦 Water

How often to water your Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Water needs for Brandywine Heirloom Tomato
0.5 cups
every 9

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Brandywine Heirloom Tomato in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brandywine Heirloom Tomato: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Brandywine Heirloom Tomato in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Brandywine Heirloom Tomato: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Brandywine Heirloom Tomato after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato Water Frequency →

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato Light Requirements →

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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💨 Humidity

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Brandywine Heirloom Tomato →

When and How to Successfully Repot Brandywine Heirloom Tomato →


💩 Fertilizer

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.

How Much and When to Fertilize Brandywine Heirloom Tomato →


🌎 Native Region

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato is native to Worldwide.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato

Brandywine Heirloom Tomato


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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